hours after the sun goes down she settles into her bed her head on the pillow and her eyes gently close and she quietly slips out the door to fight the darkest of shadows the kind that break hearts and families and to travel along the greatest of paths behind courageous thinkers and dreamers and… Continue reading home by morning
the parts of me that never were
I huddle in the back of the cold room and lift the lid of the wooden chest in the corner, in the bottom right there is the faded cardboard box I lift it out and gently take the lid off the tissue paper is just as I remember a bit more yellowed, some disintegrating… Continue reading the parts of me that never were
First Presidential Candidate for 2044 Throws His Hat in the Ring
"Mama, how did President Obama get to be President?" Cooter asked me today as I was fixing his lunch. I explained that the President had to tell everyone his ideas and the people who liked them voted for him. He got the most votes so he was elected President. He took a bite of his… Continue reading First Presidential Candidate for 2044 Throws His Hat in the Ring
What would you take?
Sleep is an elusive creature these days. I can be very, very tired, eyes drooping and fall into a deep slumber only to find myself wide awake in the early hours and unable to fall asleep again anytime soon. I find myself missing my college days of truly sleeping in--rising on Saturdays at 11:30 and… Continue reading What would you take?