Tag Archives: loss

100 words – Motherland

Even on the brightest days, bellyfull and eyeshine — Even with the sweetest touch, ardor and promise — Even when the memory of friends is weighty with assurance, with kindness, with connection, with an establishment of joy that for the … Continue reading

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Things The Lady Cannot Say To Her Suitor(s), Vol 1.

What perfection need I aspire to learn when I turn the setting up to eleven and sit back to listen to what everyone else is saying (that’s not what they said at all) can you feel it (can you feel … Continue reading

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After The News

She had run, sick with grief, all the way home. The announcement had come without regard to the news cycle; she wasn’t ready for something like this. A hundred thousand thoughts and feelings ran through her. Anger like fire. Misery … Continue reading

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Untranslateable

Gone in a flash, in an instant, in a moment and all I have left are the memories of a time and place that never were. I can see your too-blue eyes and I can taste the smoke on your … Continue reading

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Finding Out

Thunderheart and sickswimbobblehead the spinspindizzy of whoopbreathchoke and stumbletripstumbletrip until crashsmack and grimaceblush or gritgrin or flinchsmile and achewalk, groansighslump, yearnreachwish — bowkneelplant, bowretchsob, holdtight holdfast holdon givein giveup giveout — wavebreak of tidalrush Brokenheart, griefstruck. Stricken. Rememberlove. Darlinglove. Wonderjoy, … Continue reading

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