The Deterioration of the Body

My hands older now than when last I checked. They still move; they still know their way. We all know this. Old body working out this cool knot of time needing no atonement yarn spilling forth into some other minor tapestry so many colors timeless, for what it’s worth old body, like a gear cranking […]

Losing Everything

Yesterday, I had the good fortune to open a book.  It was a wife’s personal account of her husband’s battle with Alzheimer’s disease.  The particular page I came to related how her husband could often not speak properly or organize his thoughts, and yet he was aware of what was happening to him.  He had […]

By the riverside

your skin in the morning, love, like milk or the coolness of the dew. Did you see the flowers, love, bathing in the river? They sing the song of sun, water, earth and the wind blow them gently into dust. Are you not the same, love?  The milk of your skin grows sour in the […]