Tag Archives: Grief

The Air is Heavy

  The air is heavy as it fills my lungs with its leaden weight For in this springtime of the year in addition to the pollen, The heavy perfume of the earth reawakening from its slumber The emergence of wildflowers … Continue reading

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Bleeding Words

Forgive the words that bleed out from this pen For the ink that forms them is a torturous mixture Of a wounded heart’s flow mixed with the saline Of the river of tears which flow to the sea of grief … Continue reading

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The Lament of the Forgotten Son

                    You stand out on the crossroads looking for the prodigal Waiting for the return of the one who cashed in his heritage Who took what we worked so long to … Continue reading

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The Story Collector

I listen on the cell phone as the coverage cuts in and out Straining to hear every word, listen to the emotion there As across the connection comes the other’s fear and doubt But in the tear drenched words there … Continue reading

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