Tag Archives: growth

in abstensia – June 18

6.18.2017 [in abstensia] I didn’t listen to my dad, angry ashamed dismissive I wanted nothing to do with him even at the end with years the distance lessens now aware that maybe he didn’t know how nor did I and … Continue reading

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the anxiety of grown children – June 20

6.20,2016 the anxiety of grown children   so many choices to make and you have to step   away. =================

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noticing – June 19

6.19.2016 the lilac smell is sweet close up to my nostrils as I raise on tiptoe to their aroma   it’s a dark night the street empty but for my love and I out to gaze after nothing   we … Continue reading

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new muskrat house – April 30

4.30.2016 new muskrat house today marsh weed neatly strewn. neighborhood growing.   rental ducks have moved out, only parentals top the mounds where eggs toast,   waiting for their time while the muskrats find new spots to call their own.

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telling stories – September 17

9.17.2015 telling stories gives perspective   on what you thought you were doing when you did it   what you see now that there’s distance   and a moment to say thank you   for it all. ——————

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tie – September 14

9.14.2015 we settled for a tie my son and I   as if neither of us needed to win   if you can tie your son I said you’re doing well   if you can tie your dad he said … Continue reading

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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. ————————

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