Driving Home on Highway 10 My Honda speeds past a sudden field of yellow. I don’t do what the Buddha said: Let it go. So much of me desires instant yellow fields, bouquets of Heaven’s smiley face salutation, high-fives of that bliss I rush to.
Jean Biegun, retired in Sacramento, CA, began writing poetry in 2000 as a way to overcome big-city job stress, and it worked. Poems have been published in Mobius: The Poetry Magazine, After Hours: A Journal of Chicago Writing and Art, World Haiku Review, Presence: International Journal of Spiritual Direction and other places.