I WORRIED I worried a lot. Will the garden grow, will the rivers flow in the right direction, will the earth turn as it was
Thank you to the Warrior Women, The mothers, daughters, sisters, wives, The Suffragettes and Women’s Libbers Who marched and died, The noisy ones, the angry
There is a time to wave the white flag, Because conflict is exhausting, And battling reality can be a fool’s errand, But this is not
THE UNITED STATES FLAG CODE Title 4, Chapter 1 § 8(a)The flag should never be displayed with the union down, except as a signal of dire
I would have liked… to know your 28-year old self, to give you a hard time about not blessing me with grandhildren (or blessing me
It was a good day. The country united in awe, Remembering how insignificant we are in the Universal scheme of things. A rare event,
The light of day, fresh air, a witness – this is what depression requires if it is to be quelled. It cannot be hidden
Author’s Note: A wise person once said, “If it doesn’t hurt, it wasn’t love.” At first I thought you lied. Betrayal! And then I
The truth has fallen prey to narcissism and ego. Once it was a beacon, bright, proud and forever. Now “alternate facts” place truth in a
PART I Say you chose another mother, Say the stars did not align, Say the sperm missed that damn egg, And the miracle never happened.
[AUTHOR’S NOTE: After the initial madness of losing my son to suicide had settled down to a quiet roar, I was drawn to mindfulness meditation.
[Author’s Note: When a loved one dies by suicide – in my case, my only child – there really isn’t a word that touches the