Tag Archives: mortality

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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songs on the way – August 11

8.11.2016 all we go down to the dust yet even at the grave we make our song Alleluia, Alleluia Alleluia.   a plain plastic box holds her remains but not her soul   we spoke and prayed the words for … Continue reading

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results unwelcome – August 5

8.5.2016 results unwelcome, actions forward   change ways or stay a course   measures of direction to date. ===========

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the red balloon ball – July 28

7.28.2016 a red balloon ball has lain atop piled stream muddle through several seasons now   a rise in rainfall moves it a few yards towards the lake beyond   but only until wind squalls beach it again.   one … Continue reading

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journeyer – July 3

7.3.2016 pictures of travel cover the walls moscow, jerusalem, congo, rome   borneo, papacy, fiji and more   until the doctor says pancreas and the traveling stops to ready for another journey   where cameras don’t come but souls do. … Continue reading

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leaden arms – May 26

5.18.2016 leaden arms and legs, signals in the night that the body has not yet discovered immortality. ——————–

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that quick – March 6

3.6.2016 we put the dog outside to save him from the smoke alarm screech.   when we step out to the yard to call him, the yard he never runs off from, he is gone.   gone gone nowhere in … Continue reading

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cold weather’s come in – December 11

12.11.2015 cold weather’s come in, stars clearer, a chill off the grass, leaves shoveling toward their winter graves.   it’s going to be all right. (11.6) ———————-

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