The Truth of a Dog

She had lost part of the family. She had lost...a friend. And, for the first time in a long while, I turned the car radio down. I had pushed pass a time to begin...again. My intention? To pay attention to all the passing souls. To give notice towards those for whom the bell has toll-ed. … Continue reading The Truth of a Dog


Pacing the Cage

Sunset is an angel weeping. Holding out a bloody sword. No matter how I squint I cannot make out what it's pointing toward. Sometimes you feel like you've lived too long. Days drip slowly on the page. You catch yourself... Pacing the cage. I've proven who I am so many times. The magnetic strip's worn … Continue reading Pacing the Cage

the Good in Good-bye

How far down can I be? From the life that swallowed me. Wandering down the same faded lanes. Looking for mythical messages... In this, the most old-fashioned of New Hampshire towns. Where antiquated becomes motionless. Laying about without a sound! I would put a name to the provocation. But am not quite sure how. It … Continue reading the Good in Good-bye

Bye and Not Gone

Never much for memories. Not much for tell-tale songs. But I loaded up today... And, I had been brought back to the notion... That you were gone.   It had not been the sun. It had not been the warmth. It had been simply... 'fare thee, well.'   Mystery starts in all that it holds. … Continue reading Bye and Not Gone


Dear Loved One, Struggling through the last few days, have been an infliction of what was, and what I knew would always be.  If I could put a handle on time spent with you.  Nice and complete.  Red, steel and made for pouring nourishment over the land...I would. But that image is not mine to … Continue reading Dearest