The Daily Turn #4: Naming All the Colors

Naming all the colorsis harder than you think–best if left until the first cup of┬álavender-grey teahas made its waythrough all five senses. The table is pinkerin the morning(on this kind of morning–a pale wood-rose)than in the dandelion lightof afternoon.And the pink of each morningis a different pinkWhich my daughter seems to know instinctively:Coming down the…

The Daily Turn #2: Photograph

More now Than maybe ever I am longing for hours. To scratch out ideas On brightly-colored paper With the sharpest-possible-point of pencil. And Thought, like a bird perched Ready to fly Somewhere he has never been: The dirt-bank edge of a glassy lake The shoulder of an ancient tree Uncut grass, ripe with wild violets…