Tag Archives: souls

July 2 – soul waiting

7.2.2017 [soul waiting] squirrels, bullfrogs, an owl drops by, savoring the detritus of deep suburban life and quiet. more quiet than we are used to with the sound turned off and the phone out of range. brother elswyn sat for … Continue reading

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monsters have chances – September 6

9.6.2016 monsters have chances to get it right   what did I do wrong the boy said   turn around I have to go to the bathroom   click went the revolver first chance   bang went the revolver second … Continue reading

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characters arrive – August 25

8.25.2015 characters arrive as old friends the three pines spinning tales of bravery, fear, faith, decency; a good book opening recollections of things known before we knew. ———————-

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old faces – August 15

8.15.2015 old faces look out at distances they cannot fathom to times that disappear into what.   there was always purpose, task now only days seemingly empty no apparent seeming except to breathe and weaken.   is it disillusion or … Continue reading

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she asks for four – July 1

7.1.2015 she asks for four bag lunches each morning   supposedly for children unseen   her approach is slow, steady head down   covered up in her coat and hat   expression blank responses mono-syllabic   as if life has … Continue reading

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Kyrie – May 31

5.31.2015 mortality creeps in on little scabs   unhealing wounds ever so small.   at a certain age the wheel turns   and something, something,   will be a turning that won’t retreat.   the mind knows it but not … Continue reading

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faith takes us – January 17

1.17.2015 faith takes us to places we didn’t expect   and leaves us open to more than we hoped.   saying goodbye will only be a step   on the road to meeting again. ————- when our bodies fail it … Continue reading

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