Tag Archives: emptiness

a partner goes away – June 11

6.11.2016 a partner goes away, her partner sitting in the front row while her brother and their son talk of what a wonderful person mom was.   and dad just sits, almost alone, a grown child to one side but … Continue reading

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airport fever – April 14

4.14.2016 airport fever one more run between gates   at O’Hare I swear you can taxi to Toledo.   cell phone lives fill the time every thumb committed   to touching something other than what’s immediately present. ——————–

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flat affect – March 22

3.22.2016 a hard face across the table unresponding   flat affect as if offended by all   then pushing agenda out of need   or pain. —————-

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emptied holy open time – November 27

11.27.2015 quiet, calm, emptied openness follows the season.   holiday, holy day, hollowed out by movement day   hurried, pushed, tiresome until   stepped down from and back from and into   quiet time, calm time, emptied holy open time … Continue reading

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airport empty – October 3

10.3.2014 airport empty, acres of polished granite, voices echoing through spaces designed for masses   lonely sparse, blank in between at the baggage claim waiting, waiting waiting for something to turn   overlapping disks for movement while hope rises anxious. … Continue reading

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out into the world – April 23

4.23.2014 wandering wandering the house seems vacant as if meaning took a powder when the book was finished   like having a baby who then grows up and says bye bye without actually saying it   gone. empty. space. out … Continue reading

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epiphany 2 – January 6

1.6 wisdom written upon the sky is what they followed, best minds, hearts atuned to a pattern in the universe.   the clouds at evening now stretch like a dark puzzle, spaces pushing light through the edges asking to be … Continue reading

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