authentic expression

Adolescent-man

Recently, I sent a pithy comment to my Facebook friends asking for the manual for raising a fourteen-year-old boy. Cliche’ I know but the feelings of…

Fractured

There are snow mermaids among us idle angels terrified to plumb the icy depths of  murderous woe.   Their eyes thick with wax, smiles startled artifice,…

Didn’t

I didn’t wear lipstick or curl my hair didn’t iron the sheets or brush my teeth   I didn’t work til 5 or wash the car…

Trinity

The boys are here again with hard knuckles and bony wrists, their teeth sweating in the sun. The one who loves science, and so will amount…