Month: January 2021

Weekly Round-Up

for this week’s round-up of the best of the blog posts which I’ve read over the past week. These are the posts that have moved me, taught me … Weekly Round-Up I’m always grateful to my beloved friend Marie for taking time from her superhuman schedule to support the breast cancer community’s blogs. She brings

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Broken Circle

A mirror can’t judge youNor can it lie,A hung jury deliberating In a lawless box.Facing adjudication I swearOn a stack of miracles As a refugeeBelonging nowhere I get dressed for the trial anyway.Singing, humming, bustling Like yesterday but no chairAwaits me at any desk, no rustlingPaperwork into the corrals Where the palominos ran.I’m instead looking

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The Voyage of May Flowers

Pulling from the highest shelf (Hoping no one noticed) A book labeled too provocative to leave behind:“Dead & Pretty”How they once sipped water through stems From beneath the clean garden soil.I sit on oak old chairs at Along library table with hearts carved by keys Holding initials of what love leaves Turning pages of pressed

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