Stages

All things end. Sometimes they end loudly, sometimes with a whisper, and sometimes without any notice at all. The neighbor’s 14 year-old cat suddenly isn’t making his evening rounds, scratching against your porch door anymore. Your favorite sitcom, in its seventh season, suddenly disappears. Your sweet grandmother passes away in the night. At one moment, […]

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A Glimpse of You

A glimpse of you caught me quite by surprise; You did not see me standing near the door. I smiled upon the joy bright in your eyes, A restfulness too hard to just ignore. That you have made your life apart from me, That you have found a love to fill your days; I toss […]

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The Cave

Awakened by the clicking of the clock I rise to see the passage of the day. The hands do disappoint with their loud tocks Reminding of the vacuum that remains. A faded memory comes and goes like mist. I see you dancing, then the specter’s gone. I stumble as I reach toward what’s missed, Then […]

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