What I’ve Seen…Reaching 60

Tomorrow is my birthday. It’s a big one. Sixty. At this auspicious moment I am wondering how the hell did this many years pass so ridiculously fast? When my kids were young teens itching to do something they weren’t ready for yet, I would get out the construction tape measure. I would lay it out …

Poetry Day- Elixir … for Valentine’s Day

Elixir Viscous fluid once known - that filled our fragile lungs nurturing as we grew forming out of nothing- Fluid breathed that once expelled, left us yearning for the fullness it offered every open space within. Expelled and replaced by some Sad substitute necessitating constant vigil- Until - one day- again a breath taken becomes so …