living

More Fair

They left me with your shadow, saying things like Life is not fair & I believed them for a long time. But today, I remembered the way you laughed & the heat of your hand in mine & I knew that life is more fair than we can ever imagine if we are there to …

Losing Battle

I mainly like life to be peaceful with a few loud noises thrown in to remind me to be grateful for the quiet I have, he said. How is it going so far? I said & he shrugged & said he had children & that was enough for me to buy him a beer.

Listening to the Wind

Is there a lot of stuff you don’t understand? she said & I said pretty much the whole thing & she nodded & said that’s what she thought, but it was nice to hear it anyway & we sat there in the porch swing, listening to the wind & growing up together.

Invitation

It is not what you first think. There is no effort of will,┬áno firm resolve in the face of this thing called living. There is only paying attention to the quiet each morning, while you hold your cup in the cool air & then that moment you choose to spread your love like a cloth … [Read More]