All poems are free,

the only way they’re meant to be.

But if you’d like

a personal copy,

I’ll write you one for $10

and put it in the mail.

A Most Extraordinary Garden

Miami, 2019

What if Miami were a garden,

one that required nurture

cultivation and care?

Where worry drains the mind

like weeds

and cripples a city

overcome with people

and water.

Listen for the future

for we are the authors of its cause.

When crisis is comprised

of human consequence

we must dare to dream

that we are more than sum of our parts,

that we are more

then the circumstance

we have inherited.

In this way we may

begin again,

to live out the glory

of our most extraordinary