Patience

Patience

Words Spin Float Flutter Suspend Arrange and align into thoughts Need to write them Say them, project them Face them Not the time Not the place They fade away Retreat Hibernate And the ache...
Throw back Thursday

Throw back Thursday

If I knew then, what I know now… I would hug them more. For longer. Squeeze harder. I would listen more and react less. I would be sillier and goofier with them and pay less attention to the thoughts of others. I would cave in more often when they would ask for...
Faces and Futility

Faces and Futility

The patient, previously a John Doe, is now known. Family now present, when before there was none. A spouse, siblings, and young kids all around. Despite seventy-two hours in the ICU, his lungs have failed, his heart has failed, his liver has failed, his kidneys have...

Looking back to face forward

I’m not sure when Facebook added the THIS DAY ___ YEARS AGO feature, reminding us what we had posted on this day in years past. It is often nice to reminisce about a concert a year ago or some silly family event that a picture captured perfectly. I often stop for a...