Solstice 2018

This week’s selection of poems celebrates the upcoming winter solstice—the light and dark, the before and after, the seasons of our lives. Losing Light when I was a child I never noticed October ceilings sliding down to black December nights but now I feel the sunsets of fall crushing the daylight down to the floor … Continue reading Solstice 2018

Turn, Turn, Turn

A visit to Tanzania challenges Peace Corps nostalgia I climbed out of my seat and crossed the aisle to get my first glimpse of Mt. Kilimanjaro. I’d never been to Tanzania before, but I was as excited as when I went to Guatemala with the Peace Corps some fifty years ago. Of course, it wouldn’t … Continue reading Turn, Turn, Turn