🌿April 1, 2020

It’s National Poetry Month, so for the third year in a row I am attempting to write a poem-a-day. I claim no great expertise as a poet, but in the past this exercise has awakened me to the world around me. It forces me to pay attention, to unbury things lost to habit and routine and familiarity.

🌱April 1, 2020

The year of 20/20 vision

has so far exposed

our near-sightedness

and blurred our

assumptions and plans.

If we actually


we had our

future in focus

then today is our


For we have

played the part

of a fool.