Tag Archives: perspective

melting melting – April 17

4.17.18 melting, melting, winter melting except that it’s a month too late and the birds who snuck north now cluster around feeders like mother’s teats lest the chill take them down.   sun like august, ground for february, dateline april … Continue reading

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missing the box – March 26

3.22.2018 Old cat Rosie is missing the box piddles on the floor poops on the carpet.   Catzeimer’s, the vet says, her skinnier everyday body letting go.   Honor thy father and mother we’ve been told, so that our days … Continue reading

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in abstensia – June 18

6.18.2017 [in abstensia] I didn’t listen to my dad, angry ashamed dismissive I wanted nothing to do with him even at the end with years the distance lessens now aware that maybe he didn’t know how nor did I and … Continue reading

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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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dogwood petals – May 13

5.13.2017 dogwood petals paper our path as well as goose poop underneath   all of it waste product but some more welcome. —————

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ambition, the apple – March 28

3.28.2017 ambition, the apple, that says I can do it all be it all, say yes again and again   that kills, draws down, enervates.   it used to be the way forward. say yes to it all.   now … Continue reading

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an empty hole – March 16

3.16.2017 an empty hole stands sits, what do holes do, where I thought we’d built something.   you only get the time that you are there.   it’s okay. ——————

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