Rocky Mountain Flower Guide and Unread Books

radical poetry



Maybe it didn’t make sense on the battlefield Maybe it didn’t make sense leaving Utah for gold It may not have been the purpose-driven-life of a religion But a ridden-hard-life that surrendered its soul Too run down to make sense, aimless It was a threat back then It was a force called youth Calling high […]

Unlike Each Other

Each day You may not realize this The bird’s song will be different As daylight touches to warm the back Of the mountain’s side Or as a wheel turns tread Against the roads arms It will never be the same Twice A child calling out to his mother in need Leaves so brazen falling down […]


I failed to see beauty, utmost Turned into an image, beaten down Fleeing from my growing back A monstrous hump was formed I turned into a statistic, a run down Motel where You lift the bed and bring your own sheets I turned into a statistic, Cloaked in deranged pity And my soul awoke one […]

Pedal Pushing

When I see an adult on a bicycle, I do not despair for the future of the human race. ~H.G. Wells It’s a bike up hill Rising in your seat And sweaty It’s cotton candy Fluffed up in humidity It’s an early wake up call A rule of the road– Don’t predict the weather Don’t […]

A Bend of Magic

“I must have flowers, always, and always.” Claude Monet “A Bend of Magic” Stirred by sound and the unsettled pond A lotus took one look at itself for the first time How it knew of its own reflection is a deeper Mystery locked beneath the changeless mire In-between the whispers of heather and tangled in […]