Monthly Archives: August 2015

the dark drops on suddenly – August 17

8.17.2015 the dark drops on suddenly, rain fast behind, the taste of ozone metallic in our mouths.   we close the drapes to hunker down with books and a cuppa, weather central near to hand.   threat hangs pregnant.   … Continue reading

Posted in poetry | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Anxiety prayers – August 16

8.16.2015 Anxiety prayers for comfort, companions, other faces that understand.   God send help right now, I am falling, falling flailing   can’t let go, can’t rest, can’t can’t   God. Send help   right now. —————–

Posted in poetry | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

old faces – August 15

8.15.2015 old faces look out at distances they cannot fathom to times that disappear into what.   there was always purpose, task now only days seemingly empty no apparent seeming except to breathe and weaken.   is it disillusion or … Continue reading

Posted in poetry | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

walls of corn – August 14

8.14.2015 walls of corn hedges of soybean midwest roadsides burst with precision planted bumpers of harvest feeders of nations bounties of peoples close to the land. ————————

Posted in poetry | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

early lessons – August 12

8.12.2015 we hated little Stevie obnoxious little Stevie spoiled, spoiled spoiled Stevie who never came back.   he called his brother Gibby, he called my friend Gibby, because he couldn’t say Gilbert but we didn’t know that.   the leukemia … Continue reading

Posted in poetry | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

provocation – August 11

8.10.2015 protecting becomes provocation   villains escaping lest   we harm again the victim ——————-

Posted in poetry | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

stories – August 10

8.7.2015 remembrances of dating days, times anew, friendships that grew beyond what first expected   and friends became lovers became spouses became family   and now smile across tables and tell stories that warm the heart. ——————

Posted in poetry | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment