Last Day

In the evening of my Father’s last day I fed him peas and carrots He didn’t like the chocolate Ensure I sang ” Just a closer walk with thee” and Mary hugged him. Then some people we didn’t know showed up, and he led an animated talk about...

Barely day

Barely day I open one eye, and see her in the dark, gliding over to the dresser, the closet, one last time, and then out the door, off to work. ​ Small, slender, she moves through the room and my grateful...

Conscious homework

You might not know when you think of me that, sorting laundry I make two piles one for the dresser and one for the closet That I’m not much of a cook but do scrub pots and tools, fill and empty the dishwasher You may not know that I take out trash make our bed...

Miracle

Everywhere that you went today there was a sort of miracle. I suppose you missed it (most people do) It had trillions of cells, seventy-eight organs and forty-six miles of nerves, carrying messages at 170 mph. Without thinking about it it could breathe, pump blood,...