It wasn't the ocean
that healed her,
it was the long walk
to get there.
Derek Robert Delahunt
October 12, 2016
The water taxi moves slowly through the marina. The captain takes care to keep his wake small until he’s clear of the breakwater that protects boats at rest from the ocean swells that roll in from the Pacific, down the Strait of Ju...
October 3, 2016
Published Oct 3 on Elephant Journal (click to view)
Why do I bicycle, every day, to the office, you ask? Why do I forsake the warmth of my truck for the chill of hard weather? Is it to lose this belly? Do I ride to save money or do...
September 19, 2016
Also published as Our Love is a Celestial Dance
in Elephant Journal, September 3, 2016 (click to view)
There are about 100 billion stars in our galaxy,
and in the universe, some estimate there are one hundred billion galaxies.
could be anywhere
it could be
a hotel room
that trail above the mountain town
in my head
the cab of an old pickup truck
could be here
if you are there
So if you
your back sli...
August 9, 2016
Published by The Good Men Project, January 2, 2017
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I heard them
I heard them through the wall of my hotel room
muffled words at first
then I didn’t
and my mind un-sprung
from the swiftness
of their si...
May 27, 2016
Her feet are bare and high on the dashboard.
Her hair tucked into that baseball cap while blonde strands, the ones she lets fall out, blow Across her smile.
There’s no Spotify, no iPod, no CDs. She found a country radio station.