Unrest

I woke up early this morning, walked downstairs, plunked myself on the couch, and sat quietly in a dimly, lit room. The light had an air of murkiness, a dulling, squinting glare mimicking the world’s immense anguish over yesterday’s Las Vegas tragedy. A yellowing, forced-wake coma. It was isolating. I felt lost on how to […]

His Place in the Sun

On a Summer’s day             We choked upon his secret place             We walked into an unveiling cry             He accepted life off a bridge             His conclusion to a why On a Summer’s day             Life offered temporary despair              A contract of permanent solution             I cry guilty […]

Shadow

We’re going to have to work together. I’m watching his labored breathing. Hearing his cough and an unrestful sleep. He’s looking at me, giving me his understanding not necessarily accepting. Fourteen years have built a friendship.      A motherly devotion. Here, now, is an arrival of a season, a tradition of life. Painful. I want to […]