Tag Archives: love

for Leonard Cohen – November 10

11.10.2016 There was a child named Bernadette, Leonard told us of her long ago   She saw the queen of heaven once while Susanne took her the way to go   Your priesthood raised from in your soul distant longings … Continue reading

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hands in the dark – October 7

10.7.2016 dark crisp night branches so stark against the sky   we hold hands into the dark stepping ahead with each other   as if we’d always known. ——————-

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especially – August 26

8.26.2016 nightime prayers Lord remember me and all those I love, hate, need despise.   send your love hold us all even when especially we don’t deserve it. —————–

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tests and questions – August 16

8.16.2016 tests and questions, forms and dots little circles to fill in while you wait for procedures   the person next to me is what matters the rest is smoke and mirrors. ——————————-

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sextuplet marriage – June 23

6.24.2106 sextuplet marriage. it’s all just flavors of ice cream.   really.   I thought we had a good thing going   when we could make it work with that just one   other. —————-

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Rizpah – May 24

Rizpah sat with her sons dangling   waving off the birds of prey.   God did not demand this she knew.   Her perseverance opened David’s eyes. =========================

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eye of the beholder – May 12

5.12.2016 curved hip with leg tucked, lilac jacket, blonding hair   from across the room I watch her stretch a leg   and sip her cup of tea while she plays scrabble on her kindle.   all’s right with my … Continue reading

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mated pairs – April 16

4.16.2016 trumpeter swans nestle atop the muskrat house built of weeds along our path.   we step carefully, quietly, so to not bother them as we pass, look, and hold hands.   it’s said that if the female dies, the … Continue reading

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grace – February 28

2.28.2016 driving in the car I said God help me and the bluetooth rang and it was you   incarnate. embodied. flesh of new flesh. gift.   I’m always surprised at how you show up. ———————–  

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waiting for my lover – February 25

2.25.2016 waiting for my lover, anxious, agitated needy   until she arrives present, warm, generous.   how could I have been so blessed to find and be found. ————–

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