Finally You Don’t Come / Your return is temporary — just a few days / Or less.

I have felt for many years that on Martha’s Vineyard, I belong.

At the West Tisbury Farmers’ Market, an impromptu conversation popped up between two strangers standing in line waiting to buy bread.

From the August 5, 1949 edition of the Vineyard Gazette:

The significance of age 60 / Is to be young again / Without the weight of youth / So it is with Barack Obama.

It’s been many years since I last went to the Gay Head Cliffs at dawn on August 6 for the annual Hiroshima Remembrance Day ceremony.


Letters to the Editor

I read with disbelief the incident at Chilmark camp.

Traffic stopped for Chad today.

The change in seasons also brings changes in the tick populations.