Tag: family

Poem: ‘Remembering’ … 28,000 days of stories

“We are promised 28,000 days of stories; Our books are closing shut on them. Hurry! We thumb our fingers through the pages. Strain to highlight the parts forgotten. We turn down the corners and still we forget.” Check out the full poem here – “Remembering” 78.8 years or 28,762 days*

The Sound of Not Knowing – B-Flat

The backdoor opens forcing a scaling pitch then a thump. Check out the full poem here – “Sounds of B-Flat” Side note or preamble: This is probably the shortest poem (or tie to it) that I’ve ever written. So I guess the blog post should just be as equally as

The Inevitable ‘But’

“I felt your carefully chosen words fall in fluttered shapes around me” Check out the full poem here – “The Inevitable But” OK, it is said that women speak about 3 times per day than men in words averaging around 20,000 words for women and about 7,000 for men.  That

” For my grandfather” – In a crowded train to you

I can close my eyes and still feel the warm hugs of last year’s Summer; taste the ocean’s salt on my tongue. Check out the full poem here – “In A Crowded Train to You”  I grew up only tangentially knowing my maternal grandfather.  He was an alcoholic and not in

Here … the truth starts

I started writing this poem a few months ago and just finished on last night.  Well, I wouldn’t say exactly finished as I still think the story is not yet complete but, I wanted to share it in the interim.  I won’t give too much away (as I would like

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