Tag Archives: death

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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Feathers on Scales

According to some traditions, the soul at death is weighed against a feather. And feathers, by other, more recent traditions, evolved from scales. 4 November 2015 4 New Feathers on New Scales You lift up your throat: It’s constricted by … 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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For You

27 October In Memoriam for Jay, most luminous of corvids If you will, please go back to the very first post of this blog, and note the date on the poem there. Here’s a link: 3 June 2014 RAIN HARP … Continue reading

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Almost As If…

15 July 2014 Almost As If… If you’ve read several entries here, you already know that I am anticipating the sad end of a loved one far away. He was diagnosed with brain cancer just about a year ago, and … Continue reading

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