Tag Archives: bereavement

Weird, but Weirdly Wise

8 June 2016 8 In Sight of What’s Wise My shivering ghost awoke lonely last morning, its thin cotton sheets soaked right through, and so cold. Why the high window lay wide open all through the night, I don’t know, … Continue reading

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Still

Surely this is all still part of anniversary grief.  He was brilliant, but more than that, he was infinitely imaginative and kind.  My forever friend, you are always welcome to dream with me, and tell me everything. 26 April 2016 … Continue reading

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Sharing

Here is a recent poem I just shared at my favorite poetry blog, Scarriet.   As soon as I had, I felt a little guilty for not posting it here.  Well, I can fix that! I don’t know if you’ll be … Continue reading

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Little Tears and Wings

Today was fine and clear in the afternoon, and I walked out and looked around. Along the main road, I followed an empty lot that was just dry gravel, no pavement. Beside it, I watched for a long time a … Continue reading

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Before and After You Left

See my last post, if there is any mystery to this: Before and After You Left A new looming strangeness grows into the patterns our tired hands have woven since time out of mind. Stand just a shade to the … Continue reading

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Pain to Be Shared. Be Well, All of You.

29 June 2015 29 Pain Has Just This Place Pain has no living place where kindness may, in good faith, conceive and breed. This is sad pain’s resting place, a series of doors down a hallway that’s heartless at need, … Continue reading

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Happy New Year

Of course, I saw the new year in in my customary way: alone, and singing. Here is what I heard, as live as may be, and unedited: 1 January 2015 1 Begin as You Mean to Go On Most candles … Continue reading

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