Land in the Sky: Our Hero

My informant for this story is my wife. I was gone for the day hiking. Catherine took the collies for their morning walk. The big collie—still licking the wounds inflicted to his self-esteem by yesterday’s mishap at the haunted well—decided he needed some alone time. So off he darted once again through the woods to the … Continue reading Land in the Sky: Our Hero

Summer Poems 2016

I hope you enjoy these poems here in the midst of summer. To me they are memorable and surprising in their clear and lovely evocation of simple things, like rain, anxiety, wonder, and silence. —MJH     SEVENTEEN WAYS OF SAYING RAIN —Beth Paulson The Japanese have seventeen words for rain. Diane Ackerman Rain that … Continue reading Summer Poems 2016