A True Life Experience

Mid-80’s Summer, hot sun beamed day, Cool mountain breeze, on Putney Mountains peak, Soft whisper of branches waving to me, Little boy of no more than five, The forest calling to me, Enchanting voice filling me with promises, The red apple of delight, The sweet nectar for me to suckle, As it drew me into…

Putney Boy

Rocking out in the basement, Gi-Joes scattered everywhere, He-man wearing his heart on his sleeve, Bowing for Barbie, Sniffing her high heel shoes, Next to the dog scratching with his heels, Childhood memories scattered about, Couch cushions everywhere, Madre screaming in the background, Mac n cheese boiling on the stove, Phone calls from corded telephone,…

Christmas Glimpse

( This poem is dedicated to my Uncle Tom who played Santa for many years and made many children smile. ) Tapping sounds and dancing elves, Merrily chipping away at piles of wood, Making toys in the depths of May, To be delivered on Holy December day, By old saint Nick and his reindeer sleigh,…

A Hike Through Northern Vermont

Once in a while I enjoy getting out onto the trail and going for an adventure.  This is a photographic journal of one of them. When I go for a hike I always receive a rush emotion, a sense that I am small, and nostalgia for my childhood.  I remember growing up in the mountains…