Rigid cold and white, a porcelain tub on four talons Embraces her warm body as it languishes in misty Bubbles whispering lyrics of tenderness in hot water Streaming in a delicate dance on her pale pink toes. Silent and alone beneath stars in a clear dark sky Her memories keep her company Recollections […]
Do you see him there? The little guy in the dark blue suit. Carried into church by his Mama for his Auntie Karen’s wedding Fall breezes quietly tickling his cheek His bright speckled blue eyes missing nothing. . Katie’s got him right there in her lap of dreams Her little boy, full of wonder, in […]
I love celebrating birthdays. Especially mine. It all started in Santa Cruz -where I was born – and where I celebrated many a time. This year, I’m content, happy even, to be right here at home. The best. Sunshine and bright blue skies over springtime gardens. I was in Isla Mujeres one year with Kelley, Carmen, a hot pink golf cart […]
The experts say our planet had the warmest year ever. The warmest year since they’ve have been counting. My eye catches the clouds soaring over our dying tomato vines, Green and orange fruit still struggling to ripen. Raindrops drizzling their softness on the baby blue pool cover. And I wonder. What will the experts say about my saddest year ever?