Big Guy

Big guy brother of my love I remember meeting you ten years ago in B’ham you were driving an old truck Walter called you Fred Sanford… I remember you hugging each other brothers, almost twins we joked, taunted, teased but underneath, pure love we both loved to talk to cook we were both loud we […]

I Remember

Source I remember being young and single Going wherever the wind blew me Hanging out with friends until 4 am Falling in together after work meeting at a restaurant then moving to┬ábar or club no deadlines no curfews no one to answer to, go home to a free spirit a kite surrounded by so many […]

Yard Sales

Hunting hunting What can I find? A trinket a treasure A box made of pine We walk along slowly My husband and I Browsing and thinking Now what can I buy? A chair for the kitchen Some shelves for the den A little glass chotchke That’s shaped like a hen? We each have a twenty […]

Supertramp

  Source music can bring you back to a different place, time a saw a friend from high school days she reminded me of our mutual appreciation of Supertramp I started listening to the songs and it was instantly 1979 I was 16 big hair, Dittos jeans, Candies shoes football games, proms and disco dancing […]

death is not pretty

Source Death is never pretty We prop up our dead In pretty clothes Flowers and artifacts A favorite book A crushed knick knack Trying to make order To put on a good face for death But death has no pretty face It is cold and dark Brittle and hard And it takes our breath away […]