A white cloth of lace forms as the gentle flakes fall Protecting what lies beneath, Safety found under the soft embrace of the snow.   For now, it is a fun aunt or mischievous uncle waiting to tip you upside down or a parent with time to spare and a hand to help you... Continue Reading →

A Void

The path to her weekend was finally in front of her.  Just a few more careful steps, avoiding the cracks where the soil and weeds were surfacing and the broken slabs jutted out and she would be able to put it all behind her. Momentarily, at least. But something stopped her dead in her tracks as she reached the... Continue Reading →

Cut to pieces

    The news of your death prompted our road trip - a chorus of excitement filled the car, our children unacquainted with the idea of death. We found it standing empty, as if the house was holding on for our last visit. I'd wanted to show them the tree my father planted when I was... Continue Reading →

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