Monthly Archives: October 2020

It’s All About the Cat

For breakfast Izzy and I share a can of fish and two spoons of buttered popcorn – we open the Amazon box together she watches while I put away the order; we study cat videos on the computer Izzy likes … Continue reading

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Like a Pallbearer

or like a bride walking next to my mother down the rows of flowers, hums of bumbles; posies in our path we step and scuff: My mother once found a twenty dollar bill in a parking lot She has the … Continue reading

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Going Outside But

rain dispenses wet ants and mucky leaves, seems nothing is gloomy as autumn drenching; and discouraging; Instead I will bake bread, measure flour, yeast warm water set to rise; then wouldn’t you know the downpour drops dead in the middle … Continue reading

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Skipping

on the beach with my son, first we hunt smooth flat stones. I watch him, grown man stubbled and thin. He twists his body, stone flies out of his hand, oh my god so many skips. I imitate his technique, … Continue reading

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