Eating Poetry (XLIII) – “oh antic God”

. This past Thursday was the ninth anniversary of my mother’s death. With my brother’s wife, I was at her graveside, beside my father. Anne and I laughed before we cried: a lot of familial channeling went on – voices and manners of speech, verbal expressions. This year, more than the pain of taking away, […]

Eating Poetry (XX) – blessing the boats

For Chris Al-Aswad 1979-2010 Artist, Writer, Social Media Maven, Generous Spirit, Creator and Editor of Escape Into Life —— blessing the boats by Lucille Clifton (1936-2010) may the tide that is entering even now the lip of our understanding carry you out beyond the face of fear may you kiss the wind then turn from […]