Browsing Tag

death

  • September Morn

    September 29, 2015
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    Dawn rides the morning air
    over silent houses and abandoned gardens,
    flickering light along
    the edge of the windowsill,
    ushering in
    my grandmother’s fearful cry.

    Like a crumbling yellow leaf
    dropping
    suddenly
    from…

  • Deep Water

    July 24, 2015
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    Janie stared into the swirling, brown water, looking for a trace of the carcass. Her blond bangs stuck to her damp forehead, ponytails limp…

  • The Moment

    March 20, 2015

    I should have known when my feet turned the icy corner to my street and I saw the extra cars parked at my house….

  • Sanctissimi Corporis

    August 17, 2014

    At Ogunquit Beach, where Maine meets the North Atlantic Ocean, we sprinkled my great-aunt Rosemary’s ashes. The sky was dripping and cold and grey,…