A smile landed in my lap today. A snowy grid in vintage rosy frame. It warned me not, just touched and blew away. But blessed me with its sentiments the same. It’s not the first, and surely not the last, Though grins like these are few and far between. They ease the slipping present into […]

A Love That Livens Sadness

      Death, and the dolor which through its breath it wreaks upon the living, has pressed its chilly finger into the lives of my family recently, with what seems almost an effort to make up for lost time. I lived for twenty-five years before smelling the suffocating air that exudes from loss. And, as if the […]