“EARTHWISE” new poem

The Poetry Muse is an elusive wench.

Some quirk has triggered her return since April.

Today’s has to do with saving the Planet.  Surprise!

In this era when political candidates show no regard for the future of the Earth, never mention climate, let alone change, I dare salute Nature Herself, my Goddess!




taking notes on a pad named EARTHWISE

I wonder, what does ‘earthwise’ mean?


perhaps the manufacturer’s  caring

for our imperiled Universe




who is really EARTHWISE?






on rough hilltops

linking with Solstice bonfires


knowing to honor

the sacred oak

the rowan tree

as friends


every American Indian

of whom it has been prophesied


“a time will come when white man

seeks your wisdom”




June 2016

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