Mockingbirds chirp in the dim October light deliberating plans making travel arrangements till they come to a full stop. A car whizzes by. Refrigerator hums in the next room where husband sips miso and clears his throat. The birds continue working out the details and a dog barks. She has given herself permission to play hooky today– (September was ghosts and aches and…
A poem beckoning friendliness and consistency during a time of loss
Welcome, current of the universe Welcome, steady she goes Welcome, flecks of beauty amidst the broken glass: We are allies amidst the hidden heartbeat of dawn and nightfall, Ordinary throb of life I will not abandon this contract No matter the error or hour Will trust Divine order– I choose to engage.