nature, Objects, People, Poetry Friday

To Skin

Happy Thanksgiving to our American neighbors! In my search for a poem of gratitude today, I came across “To Skin” (which I wrote some years ago but don’t believe I ever made public—at least not here). It reminds us of one thing we have to be grateful for which, though all around us, is easy… Continue reading To Skin

Acrostic, People, Personal

Cerebrovascular Accident

Secretive, sneaky, unexpected and silent Taking  things to which you never gave a thought things you never thought you’d lose … Reach, hug, walk read, write, talk Only blurry memories now your mute self Kept captive, confused within your betrayal of a body awaiting prognosis of the next Electrocardiogram, CT, MRI lab report, doctor, therapist… Continue reading Cerebrovascular Accident