Tag Archives: sadness

grey clouds – January 20

1.20.2017 grey clouds mist over the windshield of my mind no wipers need apply   no why or how or what will dispel whatever clings to this soul   just to be lived through until the fog   lifts. —————-

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new year’s tweet – December 31

12.31.2016 a mean little voice sounds out, so petty for someone aspiring to an office so high.   a tiny tinny heart, of a wounded whining blubbering boy. ——————

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match girl – December 10

12.10.2016 she bought me a christmas candle to shine in the window and warm my heart   remembering the little boy who saw its orange flame and felt safened by the warmth   like the little match girl who saw … Continue reading

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late night sadness – May 8

5.8.2016 late night two am sadness, when the family can gather and you’re just a sideline.   you raised them to be their own yet you’re never ready for the moment   when you know that they’re just fine or … Continue reading

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easter miss – March 27

3.27.2016 [easter miss] dry tired face belying festive garb   follower of a dead noble leader   that misses the move, the rise, the difference.   and with it the joy. ——————

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has-been feelings – March 16

3.16.2015 has-been feelings spread so easily   they left my name off   they didn’t answer my email, phone, yell for notice   don’t they know, yes they don’t   and so what, so who is to care   but … Continue reading

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churches close up – October 26

10.26.2014 churches close up, fall vacant, stop trying. and where is God   away, absent, busy elsewhere, while we took too much for granted   and Jesus went to where voices and hearts are open still   while the world … Continue reading

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faces – April 24

4.24.2014 faces around tables that don’t listen   faces that relate the passing time   faces who once upon the once were children   faced that have paused only to rhyme.     faces of the aged and forgotten   … Continue reading

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done – June 13

6.13 Sitting at the granite kitchen slab years in the planning and now here we sit only a step from finished.   Like final exams and everything would be wonderful when done. Except life was flat. Empty. Just tiredness.   … Continue reading

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