death, Goodbye, grief, passing away, poetry

Too Late to Say Goodbye

                       Too Late to Say Goodbye My dear, sweet friend, I heard of your passing. Sadness flooded my eyes. Made seeing difficult. Not what I expected, when I heard the phone ring. Jumbled and confused, the news gave my heart a jolt. I miss you.… Continue reading Too Late to Say Goodbye

beauty, community, fragmented, togetherness, wounded

Fragmented Beauty

Sometimes the impact occurs fairly early in life. One of my children struggled with sight. I was convinced severe nearsightedness wasn't the only issue at hand. True, she couldn't identify anything that was merely a yard away. But, something in the reaction, her panic, sent off alarming sirens. An optometrist didn't figure out the problem.… Continue reading Fragmented Beauty