A kind gesture; he touches her cheek.
Their lips meeting while others watch.
The thinly sliced bread of the cucumber sandwiches.
An eight year old girl performing a mock tightwire act.
Louisa standing beside her beau. His dark skin stark against her fair complexion.
Paper lanterns hanging above the patio: green, yellow and white.
My darling mother, I send you these photographs of Louisa’s recent picnic in hopes that they fill you with utter joy!
A bare branch
of cold shadows
into bright sunlight
In the laundromat, a homeless man stays warm. Another man, who looks homeless, is conversing with his grand-daughter. She says that she described him to a friend as the smartest person she knows. I believe her.
The dreary days
Wear me down.
a struggle to morph
no snow today except for what falls from my head
toenail moon the cold burns my face
fashioned from frost my face
on the snowy railing
three dozen pigeons
all facing east, but one