Most Nights.

Most nights I laymedown with a simple "thanks" and a small smile and turn on my side pretending I can reach out stroke your back or neck or hold your hand in the comfortable plain between our restings Most nights, the rituals of putting the household to bed are simple dog, locks, thermostat music, lights... Continue Reading →

wordbomb: June 22.

In the secret chatter of summer mornings wing'ed wonder decode the night Warmed gardenfume exhales wild rose honeysuckle syrupsweet ballgown'd peony tall grass hands-on-hips nicotania Murmur the catbird frothing jay tempting warbler arrowshot swallow katydids with crickets hopscotch the ladybug quietly hums of children and wishes to grant In the secret chatter of my heart... Continue Reading →

wordbomb: June 21.

re·la·tion·ship riˈlāSHənˌSHip/ noun: relationship; plural noun: relationships. the way in which two or more concepts, objects, or people are connected, or the state of being connected. "the study will assess the relationship between unemployment and political attitudes" synonyms: connection, relation, association, link, correlation. My ear hears this poorly. My heartscar feels this in defense and... Continue Reading →

wordbomb 4.24.14

2014, 24 April. Midnight sweeps a quiet exhale adieu the gentle vale drops mist across the moon kissing shoulders they turn away seamless pivot and undulation peace, deep under the stars. The pause and kick reset of the old refrigerator familiar mechanism, hum a sentry centered in the dark downstair snoring lightly, pointing ground birds... Continue Reading →

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Written on the evening velvet, those words flew into the night through the vents of the car, gasping wider as I unfolded from sitting behind the wheel. Vacant and at peace, I headed toward the front door across the old gravel drive. All this trust in something greater than myself should teach me that Love... Continue Reading →

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