A Strange and Mournful Day

I hold your childhood in my cupped hands. I bring my hands to my chest, and slowly open them. The treasure floats free and soaks into my flesh and passes through my bones to rest in my heart. Yesterday’s treasure was memories of your younger sister. What will tomorrow’s treasure be? I will hold them … Continue reading A Strange and Mournful Day

Safety Matters

She is slowly unbecoming. She can talk about quarks and black holes, but doesn't know how to pay bills. Fairies grace her living room and she spends the day watching the trees outside of her window talk. She lives in a beautiful world. I must be the one to pack up her life and give … Continue reading Safety Matters

21st Century Citizen

While in third grade, my teacher told us we'd be alive when the century changed to 2000. Amazing! Unbelievable! And just plain wow! We wrote stories about the year 2000. There were flying cars, rocket ships, and robots. None of us kids envisioned the century accurately. I guess that's not a big surprise! Gene Rodenberry … Continue reading 21st Century Citizen