Falling Short

you never got what you

really needed from

old mom and dad

back on the farm. Continue reading “Falling Short”


Those mothers who were there

Let us celebrate

those mothers

who were


there Continue reading “Those mothers who were there”

I opened a box

It was a gift

a present wrapped

up so pretty

in glorious paper

and ribbons…

I opened a box.

it was

filled with darkness.

and, there I stood

enveloped in Continue reading “I opened a box”

So many things…

There are so many things

one cannot control…

like war,

other people’s


and death.

yet, the flowers still

remain so beautiful.

love is still Continue reading “So many things…”