Welcome To My Green Room

A 'Green Room' is the name of a waiting room often provided for performers before they go out for a stage appearance or onto a live television show. Musicians, actors and dancers around the world are familiar with this space, which is typically bland, rarely green, and has its own flavor of anticipation or even …

Continue reading Welcome To My Green Room

My Maple

The leaves on my maple start life in fragile shades of green. They tentatively unfurl pale lime, sometimes golden. They grow toward summer. Slick rubbery surfaces become verdant labs, energy pads; an alchemical mission marrying sun, dirt, and water from who knows where. Some leaves are breezy cool; blowing their rustle in bluish notes. Some are robust …

Continue reading My Maple