Forever Haunted

By a beeping pole. I can have a nurse in here for four hours and the very microsecond she or he leaves the room, that damned thing starts beeping. The Russion was in here yesterday, Demitri, the doctor…but they all have nicknames, trust me. I have never seen him smile or (GOD FORBID!) laugh. Both … [Read more…]

Wake Me Up When We Get There

Two Years Ago, October. First Flight With Mom.   Last night was long. I really want to leave it at that, but there were just a couple of moments so beautiful. There was no sleeping going on. Lot’s of concern going on. Lot’s of pain going on. Now that he is again using a bedside … [Read more…]

Cincinnati/Bone Marrow

http://www.cincinnatichildrens.org/service/c/cancer-blood/default/ We will be going here in about six weeks. I THINK I posted the link correctly. I believe this will happen Or, I failed with upload which I believed was easy peasy. When I think of those East End lights, muggy nights Curtains drawn in the little room downstairs Prima Donna Lord you really … [Read more…]

The F Word

Here I am staring, at your perfection in my arms; so beautiful. The sky is getting bright, the stars are burnin’ out. Somebody slow it down. This is way too hard,┬ábecause I know when the sun comes up I will leave. This is my last glance that will soon be memories. And when the daylight … [Read more…]

A Hundred Objects Close By

I know a cure for sadness: Let your hands touch something that makes your eyes smile. I bet there are a hundred items close by that can do that. Look at beauty’s gift to us– her power is so great she enlivens the earth, the sky, our soul. Love Poems From God: Twelve Sacred Voices … [Read more…]