Monthly Archives: June 2014

worthwhile – June 29

6.29.2014 the service is traditional will you, do you, will we, you bet.   lifetimes blessed together in the start of something we thought was the end   but only really a beginning   of ups and downs, hands and … Continue reading

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Just family – June 28

6.28 Joe was a surprise. My tall handsome son explained to me that this was his love. And I had to step back, say no no, are you sure, then OK.   We sit around their dinner table now, family, … Continue reading

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family coming – June 22

6.22.2014 family coming stress rising. when did we have to be so perfect for each other ——————-

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passing preenings – June 21

6.21.2014 grass, lawns, water mulch, weeds, trees flowers, shrubs   how can we tell the difference   how do they tell us one from another   or do the planted ones mutely laugh at our passing preenings —————————–

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a face behind glass – June 19

6.19.2014 orange jumpsuit face behind glass voice through a phone to allay and let pass   facts. story. life lines of least and of worry. lawyerly motions so swiftly to bury   at age sixty two is life now so … Continue reading

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running words – Jun 17

6.17.2014 running words, signs, markings, stet   editing a tome lite tome light, tome for today   slurring words, slumming sounds, slurping about   poetry tumbling, and tumbling no doubt. ———————  

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he’s washing the dishes – June 15

6.15 he’s washing the dishes. a man shouldn’t do that. it’s embarrassing. the other kid’s dad’s don’t. it’s women’s work. I hide my head.   I stand at the sink now years later and see my mother’s hands raw, cracked, … Continue reading

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