Cycle of Abuse: the Matriarch/Part Two

  Two days after my 45th birthday.  On Friday, January the 13th, 2012, my grandmother passed away.  Surrounding her on the 11th, had been a roomful of... mourners.  Nine or so family members gazing lovingly into her closed and slightly cold eyes. Ruth, my grandmother, would not have had the send off any other way.  … Continue reading Cycle of Abuse: the Matriarch/Part Two


Facing Change

In awe, as a writer, poet, thinker, depth diver...I wonder... 'How did we get here?' Some of us so far in the minority.  It takes a ladder to stand up to the wind.  Faith and persistence must not wane.  For as certain as, one open door appears ahead of us.  The door shutting behind...never closes … Continue reading Facing Change

Act of Valor by Tecumseh

So live your life that the fear of death can never enter your heart. Trouble no one about their religion; respect others in their view, and demand that they respect yours. Love your life, perfect your life, beautify all things in your life. Seek to make your life long and its purpose in the service … Continue reading Act of Valor by Tecumseh

My Mother’s Heart

I feel the tides of her heart. As if she were still there. Yet, chiseled beneath my stony heart. These are just marooned cares. I do not think my referral as, pitiful. Would joust with her stoic spine. I do not think... She is far behind. Far behind, what is round. What was taught to … Continue reading My Mother’s Heart

Heaven? What is it…you know?

If there be a heaven Who is it to judge? How or Why I choose to love? These dilemmas... Do not grow younger. And, my meditative walks... Are not always... Gratuitous. There is no creative garden fed without mistaken lust. No roots running deep with familiar rust.   What a challenge? To walk alone. Ghosts, … Continue reading Heaven? What is it…you know?