Allegory of the Fence

It’s been two years since the storm took down the tree which broke off the top rail of a six foot section of fence that surrounds the large field where the brown horse stands in all weather watching the birds and the mice and roaming slowly along the perimeter grazing on what it must knowContinue reading “Allegory of the Fence”

You Were the World

You Were the World To me, you were the world: All. Everything. Beautiful. Good. But you were bad too, for me. Bad because you said you knew what you wanted when you didn’t. Bad because you couldn’t ever say yes or no— so you spun out of control until everything you needed lost gravity. EveryContinue reading “You Were the World”

The complete and total irrationality of the bullshit proposition that there is something beyond the reality of personal choices that put up road blocks we can’t possibly step over or around

You say Karma is the reasonis the whyis the answer to my question —according to your logicit’s why I’m paying the pricesuffering the consequence of my actionsmy honestymy truthmy plea to the one personwho might have given us her blessingand nowshe might as well be the god you pray tobecause you’re waiting for an answerthatContinue reading “The complete and total irrationality of the bullshit proposition that there is something beyond the reality of personal choices that put up road blocks we can’t possibly step over or around”

Restraint

Our lives expand like the controlled stretching of a rubber band that snaps at the end— and in between our beginning and our end when breath is taken for granted there is time for music and art and walks in the woods with pleasant company— and there are the regular joys like sweets and babiesContinue reading “Restraint”