The Art of Tea and Poetry

The Art of Tea and Poetry

We who sketch the lines of nature; make this world our ownA study of da Vinci's lilies



A Soliloquy of Life

Why would I chose to write a weblog about my life? Who am I, you ask? No one in particular. So why write, you politely persist? Because I am an everyone - a nothing to some and a someone to none. I

Apple Cider Vinegar Tea / Elixir of Life

A finger of fresh ginger root (diced or sliced whichever shape you prefer at the bottom of your cup)

1 tsp. of raw honey (optional)

1 tblsp. apple cider vinegar


Iced Tea: Smooth and Slightly Sweet Hibiscus

2 finger of fresh ginger root (the bigger and thicker; the spicier the tea) 1/3 cup cane sugar 5 tbls. loose hibiscus or 5 hibiscus tea bags 21/2 tbls. freshly squeezed lemon or lime juice Put 5 cups water, ginger,...

Spiced Ice Tea and Rough and Raw Writing Recipe

Spiced IceTea Ingredients: 12 cloves whole 4 cinnamon sticks (broken to release the essence) 6 cracked cardamom pods a long thin strip of lemon zest 8 tsps. loose black tea leaves or herbs: lemongrass, lemon verbena or lemon balm* 1/2...


Coming Home

Sitting on speed, metal wings in flight
black ribbons below adorned in sequins of light
screeching engines startle Night
as Time descends
Feet on ground baggage bound

A Rhyme from Romper Room

Jack and Jill hit the campaign trail
To fetch a bushel of voters
Jack fell down for being a clown
And Jill went Galluping forward

Up got Jack from his stumbling act
As fa

Birth of a River

mute starkness
an exhausted desert
blue sky white night
flesh on flesh
marital rite
in heat, soaked in sweat
body to body
a rapturous duet

A Lone Traveler

A solitary spirit
Effeminate in form

Asphalting miles of memories
Treading many a storm:

Intellectual roads
Laid with diamonds and dust

Carnal paths
Lac

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