veraison

it’s August
veraison starts in the vines
stay awhile

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note: Mrs. Abstract and I and five new friends whom we met at the River Cruise last June enjoyed wine tasting today at the Sullivan Vineyards & Winery in St. Helena, CA. Sullivan Vineyards & Winery is known for the “big reds”: cabernet sauvignon, merlot, and Bordeaux blend.It offers also Sauvignon blanc & chardonnay.

 

 

simply juxtaposition

walking is forever
never obsolete
riding a bicycle

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not to be forgotten
a desire to climb
or dance

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others address a cloudy sky,
line a sidewalk
or turn to what we can not know

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or simply sit, read or write
a juxtaposition, silence and music,
poetry can change everything.

note: This April marks the 20th anniversary of National Poetry Month.