We see the abbreviated stories and cut to happy endings, while we know without endurance running through it, victory is gutted. We don’t know enough to know everything, and the uncertainty is torture, so we tell stories to fill in the gaps a pile of leaves, over holes we then jump on. Time is ourContinue reading “Endure”


I’ll tell you a secret: this attempt at publishing is for my third work. My first was a write-edit-type-print local chap book “Call Me Crazy!” I had my cousin (in her late 30s then), and it was the two of us working to put 100 poems together. we did everything ourselves with only family. IContinue reading “Light!”

This too shall pass.

There are a lot of things parents subject their children to that give the parent satisfaction purely because they drive the child insane (my mom’s favorite might have been “The Weenie-Whiney Club theme song she start every time we said something wasn’t fair.) These moments of parental revenge seem to have more value to themContinue reading “This too shall pass.”