Tag: cancer and love

The Final Cut

Did they get enough from meWith the deftness of a surgeon?Were my borders clean and neatOr does my destiny includeA shorter life of restless false religion?I once built walls and set my boundariesBut with a deadly diagnosisIt’s difficult to know where I start and endWas my deciding even takenInto considerationWhen my rough edges showedEverything the

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Fulmination and the Necessity of Letting Go

To fulminate is to hurl verbal denunciations, severe criticisms, or menacing comments at someone. Rarely, it is used in its original sense, “to kill by lightning”. Fulminates are a class of explosives used in detonator caps. They are named for the startling suddenness with which they explode. I’m angry. I feel compelled to leave this

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“Let go of your ego.Send it up up and away!For a while, anyway.”Opening my each Of my eyes I wonderDid anyone even notice I’d gone upAscending into the cloudsLike a bird or a plane.I’m looking downAt unmapped topography. Memories of me:Images of a wolf runningThrough unknown forests Below the tree canopy; A blue heron Flying

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