Good people

... There are good people in the world. You probably know some of them. They’re easy to spot because they usually “have a heart” for something. They have a hear...

Love your city

... I am a parent, a poet, a coffee drinker, a guy who rides a bicycle to work. I enjoy many things about living here but I would not yet say that I have a full...

Coffee snobbery

... I knew a woman who would always order an extra large half-strength trim latte. That's offensive on so many levels. Why even bother with the coffee at all? J...

Space cow

... I’d love to visit space. It intimidates and fascinates me. It is immense, deadly and uncaring. It will outlast us all. We are so intent on our little lives ...

King of the hill

... Mauao is the Maori name for the Mount: the mountain that sits at the entrance to Tauranga Harbour. I wrote this poem in 2003 or 2004, around the time Tauran...