Tag Archives: maturity

lay away – September 30

9.30.2015 I put the toy to rest emptying its tank resetting the battery tucking all away for another season.   left to lie fallow. —————

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swish – January 27

1.27.2015 swish from outside deep throw and easy lope across court   a young man on the verge of his dreams. ———-  

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maturity – September 13

9.13 my eyes are aging, the slow falling apart disturbing when the answer is you can’t fix it.   accepting the disintegration is an affront I am not ready to let go or give in to.   they say that … Continue reading

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we do what we need to do – May 14

5.14 Weathered hands, mid calf deep in the water. Placerville, panning, keening at stream silt edges for a glimpse of gold. A flake, a niggly pebble that might show a flash. Day after day, all day, screening through ones fingers … Continue reading

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he’s washing the dishes – April 23

4.21 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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