• A Passion

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  • An Age

    My son has a marvelous habit of telling

    strangers that this very day is his birthday
    and they, confused, can’t fathom the truth... more »

  • Curtains

    My mother fainted
    into our hearth one morning.
    She covered up her pain
    but I called in from school... more »

  • Early Morning

    ice, hard as stone
    - standing – in the North –
    bring it South, to home,
    the hearth, the heart, the home.... more »

  • Wink

    Leaving a restaurant he stalls and sings
    loudly and strong
    to a throng of people waiting, longing... more »