State of the water

After last night’s state of the union speech, I was pulled to compose this piece. Thanks, Mr. President. ___________________________________________________________________ 1.24.12 Our waters are strong our shores ready for jobs we pledge to open our waters for more drilling, .     more spoilage, .     more fire, .     more chemical dumping– we pledge to make Sunoco and Exxon,…

Postcards to water

I have, once again, been participating in the August poetry postcard project, which has been a good way to get back in the swing of writing after a long separation.   As I’ve looked back at many of these poems, I see the theme of water emerging, and am reminded of the poems I wrote years…