A Little Left (of center)

To the other mother sitting across from me, hugging your purse to your body, as you sit scared and cold and alone. You’re not having a good day. Your hair is neatly tucked behind your ears, and your clothes look a little too big. Have you lost your appetite? Are you sick inside and terrified?Continue reading “A Little Left (of center)”

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8 Minutes in Heaven

To make my grandmother’s special chicken and noodles you must first be fearless. You gotta clean your hands and enter her kitchen with your sins washed away for she will see them. All of them, saying nothing as she stirs the fine flour into a dusty powder. You wont need to speak much as herContinue reading “8 Minutes in Heaven”

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What is lost can be found

The heart of a complicated and mostly kind manĀ broke- and the damn earth still moved on without it.. a few well wishers called to say “so sorry” and, , ” how can we help” ? For him something great, and precious, and nearly perfect is lost- And the world didn’t stop spinning, the breeze blewContinue reading “What is lost can be found”

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