SENG 2014 Presentations

Presentations from the SENG 2014 Conference If you are interested in my presentations, here are PDFs of all the slides including the footnote references. At […]

July 24th, 2014 | Posted in Gifted

Winter Solstice 2013

To cold, darkened day from dark sleep I awake; In the kitchen, tea, fruit, and small omelet partake. Yawning, shuffle to work in my office […]

June 25th, 2014 | Posted in General, Poetry

Winter Solstice 2011

This night’s longest darkness entices and calls to an instinct, profound and arcane, which enthralls. ‘Tis a drive to remark, witness each new detail, both […]

June 25th, 2014 | Posted in General, Poetry

Winter Solstice 2007

‘Tween dark and dark I toil each day. As I walk, dawn and dusk, between home and work’s fray. Though each step seems quite slow, […]

June 25th, 2014 | Posted in General, Poetry

Winter Solstice 2006

On the hilltop her lingering gaze absorbs night, While I stir (restless sleep) she tracks each star’s swift flight. Though unknown to me, this owl-eyed […]

June 25th, 2014 | Posted in General, Poetry

Winter Solstice 2005

When leaving the office I’m greeted by night, brisk darkness already awaits me. A tip of the moon rising slow, silver-bright; The year’s longest night […]

June 25th, 2014 | Posted in General, Poetry

Winter Solstice 2004

These brief days tumble past, each one blurred in its turn, as they hasten along on their wint’ry sojourn.. I see, bound for my work, […]

June 25th, 2014 | Posted in General, Poetry

Winter Solstice 2003

The Solstice has passed, the year’s shortest diurn, So Earth starts a new year: light begins to return. The quick golden days dance a charming […]

June 25th, 2014 | Posted in General, Poetry

Winter Solstice 2002

Wrapped in sleepy-eyed numbness, with silence replete, in the pre-dawn, I trudged down my neighborhood street. Both my thoughts and my feet stumbling heavy toward […]

June 25th, 2014 | Posted in General, Poetry

Winter Solstice 2001

The solstice approaches, so Sol-time wanes fleetly. Fatigued, yet I strive to tend Yule tasks completely. With my spirits taxed, too, by both jet-bombs and […]

June 25th, 2014 | Posted in General, Poetry