Tag Archives: persistence

his chair gets up – April 20

4.20.2017 his chairs gets up by itself   a button moves him into position   to rise, step, move out for bodily functions.   and yet his voice is clear   his eye sharp his listening full and present,   … Continue reading

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procedure – December 20

12.20.2016 it’ll hurt like hell. thanks doctor I reply.   only five seconds but it’ll hurt.   so I say go ahead and grit   and while I wait for it to get worse it’s over. ——————

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sticking with – August 2

8.3.2015 sticking with the ones you came with brought to the dance signed the card made a way for   all the way home. ————————–

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old friends – April 20

4.20.2015 I can’t do what you do anymore, he said   I’m just too tired, too fuzzy.   Don’t wait for your bucket list, she says, after eighty it just gets too hard.   And yet there they both are, … Continue reading

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nudging horses – March 24

3.24.2015 graying eyes, a droop of eyelid. thinner skin out, tougher in.   younger men ignore you now. it is their time, even while you still try to hold reins in your hands.   or at least nudge to the … Continue reading

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The Last Policeman – January 23

1.23.2015 the end of the world is when you do what you have always done   if you are doing what you believe in. ————–

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a shortage of tree – December 12

12.12.2014 a shortage of tree a short tree a tree a   time to plant it and buy another   me and charlie brown. –  –  –  –  – [a shortage of tree, part 2] no, she says, the tree … Continue reading

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