Tag Archives: mortality

I ran from my dream – May 30

5.30.2017 I ran from my dream frightened and denying the images of my mortality   body withering skinnier each day the muscles outlined and my lover aware,   that I thought I would have more time, twenty more plenty enough … Continue reading

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our father – April 12

4.12.2017 I held his hand and we said the our father   the strength of his grip defying the frailty   holding on tight to claim the faith   that joins us as he awaits an end. ———————–

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I think this is the year – March 12

3.12.2107 I think this is the year I’ll die, she said sitting in the padded rocker, with a cup of decaf in her hand.   really, we said, this year. yes, I have no idea why I’m still around I’m … Continue reading

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in the morning – March 1

3.1.2017 in the morning after the last morning we will wake each other with a touch;   soft hand to cheek that opened our eyes in the nights that we knew   forever. ——————

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she slid under the water – February 19

2.19.2017 she slid under the water, one last hit bringing a blink into which the family bath disappeared   along with the smile and pain and any semblance within this life that a friend or mom or dad or whomever … Continue reading

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taking a moment – February 16

2.16.2017 taking a moment to write stop pause and open to the day.   to let flow out what entered in   the cat walking by to sniff and sneeze the dog raising at his name   footfalls careful along … Continue reading

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the blank edge – September 12

9.12.2016 the blank edge is what we fear   that there will be no beyond beyond   it is a step of faith everyday that the path chosen is not a sham. ———————-

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