Category Life and Death

Missing: e.e. cummings

2/12/15. Missing e.e. cummings “The little lame balloon man” Has given up on whistling. It is his brain gone “Goat footed”. Addled and saddled With sad Add Vice He straddles virtue And rides her into the ground. “bettyandisabel” hop with their scotch While “eddieandbill” have lost their marbles. Peeking over the hedge funds We seek […]

Styx and Stones

Plato found a teacher who taught him                                                          how to learn.                                   […]

In the Garden

2/23/15 IN THE GARDEN OF EDEN ( quotes from The Harper Collins Study Bible, The New Revised Standard Version) The Genesis story and I have been having something of an intellectual wrestling match for quite a number of years. The question regards the purpose of the two Trees in the center of the garden. What […]

Snippet: things

Arnie: 53, greying fringes surrounding the balding center of his head, pin stripe deep blue tailored flannel suit, jacket open, covering a ruby red button down dress shirt, opened at the neck and one button down is sitting with his life long friend, at a table outside of their favorite coffee shop. Arnie is happily […]

As If ItWere Our Own. Page 19

Spring spend itself into summer And autumn withers into winter While our days weaken into months And our years tumble into each other Until they are collapsed upon our final bed. Five year olds run into time. Those of us with 70 in the rear view mirror are running out of it. What an odd […]

As If It Were Our Own. page 39

The widows are winding their watches Waiting For what will never be And For what has to be. The widows are watching the wind And The leaves as they grow still. The widows live in winter Waiting For the beginning Of the end Of waiting. What is the end of waiting? What ends and what […]