Category Archives: Poetry

Deadline Day

DEADLINE DAY End of day goodbyes. A minute ago we were slammed Making decisions, fixing errors. Editing and building ads And writing. Ordering lunch, walking the newshounds. Interviews hastily managed over the phone. Note taking and surfing. And making coffee, … Continue reading

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Her Fingers Tapped A Notion

Her fingers tapped a notion The paper took on words Whose meanings moved stale air A flight for typist and bird. Who flits beyond her window In a dusty attic room And gathered up its feathers To brush away the … Continue reading

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Voices

Unity is power, he said. I loved his face, but his laugh bothered me. It impressed me as phoney. And who was he anyway to tell me about unity? I heard my mother in my mind; her voice sharp with … Continue reading

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