At least infinity stands off

At least infinity stands off

At least infinity stands off, makes room in the back of the closet for another pair of shoes, an old umbrella, our clutch of tight memories.  Years to list become, like a baked cake, no longer separate, but melt, mesh, cohere into the sweet taste of shared lips....
Become One

Become One

Under normal conditions, when a baby is born most everyone recognizes that they are going to have to share.  Before the baby there were 24 hours in the day and none of them were dedicated to the baby.  After the baby is born, most everyone recognizes that there are...
A Little Thing That Means So Much

A Little Thing That Means So Much

From Time immemorial, flowers have been considered the language of love. They don’t cost much, especially in season, and often they’re for sale on the street corners. Yet, considering the rarity with which the average husband takes home a bunch of...
A Tricky Thing:  Marriage

A Tricky Thing: Marriage

Marriage may be the closest thing to Heaven or Hell  any of us will know on this earth. –Edwin Louis Cole Marriage is a tricky thing.  A mystery.  A real-life roller coaster.  God created man without a wife, and saw that it was not good.  He then gave man the...
Death Without Hope?

Death Without Hope?

It hit me today that I have four friends that have all lost their husbands at an early age.  One died just yesterday and the heartbreak is fresh and raw.  They were all in their 20’s or 30’s when they passed. All by different causes.  Such anguish.  So...