Bad Kitty

Bad Kitty: Chapter 4

July 8, 2017 // 0 Comments

(Bad Kitty continues) It wasn’t until she returned from almost three weeks of vacation that she heard anything about her check handiwork… Over dinner, she’d [...]

Bad Kitty: Chapter 3

June 16, 2017 // 0 Comments

  But then there were loud knocks on the door. Pointing at his knapsack, so he’d close the flap over the white boxes, she cracked the door an inch and there stood her [...]

Bad Kitty: Chapter 2

May 31, 2017 // 0 Comments

        “Pardon me,” the big guard said, lifting his hand which opened up like a catcher’s mitt. Now her already lively scalp lifted off her head; she [...]

Bad Kitty: Chapter One

May 25, 2017 // 0 Comments

    People often ask her for directions — she has that kind of face. The police never Look twice at her.  The only traffic tickets she ever gets are the [...]

Concentration is a Gem II

July 9, 2016 // 0 Comments

  Gems: the value of hardness—something to bear in mind.   Also, having light inside There are people gems Cat gems and dog gems: It’s the light inside   [...]

Concentration Is a Gem I

May 17, 2016 // 0 Comments

A pearl beyond price, and… mostly beyond reach too. The Chinese word yu means both “jade” and “precious stone.”  In ancient China, only the first wife could [...]


March 29, 2016 // 0 Comments

I love books and I see them everywhere I go, much more often than hawks. I also love gems and stones, but until I finish a little piece about them, I am borrowing like a [...]

Hawk III

February 23, 2016 // 0 Comments

Frosted over with power What is the weight of death What’s the weight of life Who knows, except that both get lighter— When a hawk circles over. Another close friend just [...]

Hawks II

January 29, 2016 // 0 Comments

Hawks’ meaty thighs, pantaloons, beaks, the sharp eyes indented so sharply under their hawk brows– and those talons: what an over-glory of perfection.   The [...]

Hawk I

January 19, 2016 // 0 Comments

Pray not to Heaven For Heavenly bird Or Heaven may take you At your word. — Stevie Smith Hawks do not slink, cower, praise God, reminisce, forgive, pray, or worry. Hawks [...]