Tag Archives: memory

callings – July 25

7.25.2017 [calling] a memory itches at my mind pulls, calls, reaches out. a young man, sitting beside a pond an edge of green trees moving out ahead to a point. and to his right a bay less traveled where a … Continue reading

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christmas village – December 15

12.15.2016 christmas village china setting house, school, church standing inn and fence, skaters and choir, around a wiring tree   and the remembrances of places not really past, yet visioned in our mind’s eye   as where we would have … Continue reading

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tunnels of trees – November 5

10.23.2016 tunnels of trees gold, flame, fading browns fill us as we drive.   my heart slows back to times when we piled then crunched   ourselves into the musky crisp that held them and wrapped around us.   we’d … Continue reading

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empty choir stalls – September 19

9.19.2016 empty choir stalls with gothic scrolls where young boys in starched white collars and black buttoned cassocks gave their voices up to God and found their ways in the world.   miss bicknell would keep me in check barely … Continue reading

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words start to escape – May 9

5.4.2016 words start to escape you.   these yellow flowers that just cropped up on the lawn.   I knew them only yesterday what’s the word, I ask. dandelions, she says.   oh, right… something with animals. okay. ——————–

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places of forever – December 17

12.17.2014 golden days and nights upon which we slipped and slept and wandered together   to shores beyond which we never dreamed we’d move.   places of forever and a day where our souls melded and melted   when we … Continue reading

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friends stories – October 7

10.7.2014 friends, stories. gathered to share in each other’s sphere.   lives facing. ends, turns, moments with calm.   children who’ve died. lives gone, partners missed. parents.   time ordered by hopes lived, toughed through, upheld   by friends stories … Continue reading

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