Monthly Archives: November 2014

Kimbark Chronicles: Introduction

Just after World War II my parents purchased a large home on Kimbark Avenue on the South Side of Chicago. Our family was in transition as my Mother, my brother and I had lived with grandparents in Pennsylvania while was … Continue reading

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Hands Off

  Hands Off Hands up. Hands down. Hand it over. Hand it off, Hand it down. Blood On my hands. It  is O u t O f  m y   h a n d s. by Janet Brugos Oakland, CA   … Continue reading

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Navimag Ferry

Navimag Ferry In 2005, I decided to take a trip to South America.  I could avoid a cold Colorado winter. It was more economical to travel than to paying the heating costs for an old house and a lot more … Continue reading

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Whirling Words

Whirling Words Why are words whirling Around in my head? Whistling, wondering, whining. A good word, a soft word, a sweet word. Word’s out. No word. Harsh word. Where o where have my little words gone? Out of mind, out … Continue reading

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Wind in the Ice Caves

Wind in the Ice Caves Wind blows round  my empty heart Spreading through all the ice caves. Wind chilling even Passion’s fire. Wind not stopping. Wind dispersing My emotions. Up, down, around The stalactites. Breathing into Every vein. Wind chilling … Continue reading

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Word Attack

Butterflies at Iguassu 49 ©2009 Word Attack Sometimes I have words flying at me Entering my brain Trying to make sentences. Releasing themselves From mind over full to flow on pages. Filling them with marks and dots. Occasionally making a … Continue reading

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Wind Blown Thoughts

Wind Blown Thoughts Driftwood lies, burned out And charred Like a totem with Large mouth gaping for Sea blown air. Frispies flying To babbling heads. A sea plane skims Waves and whirs Over cliffs To catch disappearing Pelicans. Wind blown … Continue reading

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Simplicity 3 of 3: Images

I m a g e s Stately pines casting dappled shadow On finely grained sand. Shadows stretching toward the lake Wind around the trees As morning hours grow and pass. Humble hospitality is offered to A small flock of assembled … Continue reading

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Simplicity 2 of 3: Dream Tabernacle

Dream Tabernacle Aloft, adrift in a wave free sea. Blown, tossed, floating Clouds form intense Lucidities. Inspiration Soars higher. Blue sounds of Sky sea creaks, Laps over cloud Vibration. Blending Om. Dream Tabernacle Dew dropped light flecked Farallones. Brightness merges … Continue reading

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Simplicity 1 of 3: Moments

Moments Moments tick, A metronome. Gypsy runs wild. Caravan Fleeing Thoughts. Calm meditative Spirit Balances body Inner search Depth, value. Wind swept Tresses. Time Abyss. Perpetual moving Eyes chart Faraway plains. Moments dangerously Short Whisk away Love’s moment. by Janet … Continue reading

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