Monthly Archives: May 2013

rain clatter -May 30

5.30 rain clatter on the tin chimney tells a welcome story   water, life, pours down around us, and we are safe.   gift of life, gift of pleasure, gift of growing green   thank you. ——————————

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ashes to ashes – May 29

5.29 The plain paper package rests on the kitchen table, eighteen inches high by six across. Cylindrical, Inviting. shoosh, shoosh, shoosh,   My neighbor having sat down to coffee and a chat, notes the odd sound from within as I … Continue reading

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farm field neighbors – May 28

5.28 A big S curve marks the road swooping through fields on either side, green lines flowing, crops just showing, between different farmers fields.   At some time they were friends then the need for transport felled their mutual repose. … Continue reading

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memorial day – May 27

5.27 The beloved face at the door will I see it again. So I stop and wave her back for an extra kiss before beginning my walk around the block.   Morbid I know. Memorial Day notices bring out the … Continue reading

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family gathering – May 26

5.26 family gathering, brothers, sisters hangers on. I slip my hand under the tinfoil just to see, and oops, a bit of frosting seems to have stuck to me.   I must lick that off, otherwise I might mess someone … Continue reading

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water over the dam – May 25

5.25  [on the eve of an 18th birthday] The flow trudging over the falls has turned brown muddy gold. Days of heavy rain in remission have ribbed up the bottom places.   My son will turn a corner in the … Continue reading

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good you can go for – May 24

5.24 Good Master. Why do you call me good? only One is good. Jesus said that. Way back when.   I said, I will try to be a good man, back when I asked her to marry me.   Years … Continue reading

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