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Milestones & Obituaries
The breath comes in. / I don’t know why. / I didn’t decide, / I didn’t try.
Disturbing oaks’ reflections, / the water striders swirl, spin, still / in the river’s quiet curl...
While It Is Still Dark
While still dark enough to be called night, / yet just before dawn, I think of you hundreds / of…
Ellen June Wright
The Merry Love the Fiddle
I was 58 before I learned he used to fiddle...
“God is everywhere but He is losing.”—Margaret Atwood
Having to Live With
Sometimes it's your sleeping form next to me / your fingers curled at the nape of my neck...
When I ask myself, ‘What is devotion?’I find that my answers are all verbs: to kneel and kiss the ground, and then rise…
He comes The Leader with much applause / and turning of heads and scraping / and bring out the candles…
The Dreams that Shake Me Awake
How might I name the thunder rumbling inside the landscape of my heart,the nightmares that shake me awake? And dare I…
Michael S. Glaser
Some days I want to tell the newscasters I don’t want to know about the brown-eyed little girl missing from…
The Second Blizzard
"At the supermarket, a friend stopped to talk about his flight back to the island..."
Dinner in Westport
"For dinner this evening / I’ll take the Serrano ham and sheep cheese..."
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