Tuesday, 8 March 2016

Three words

three words are
tiny pebbles tossed
into the light of a moon
on crooked water.
I cannot say your name now
without remembering
black smoke like lead in your veins.
They tell me you found God
all I see are phantoms.

8 March

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So, I've been listening to this every morning when I wake up

and every evening at sunset.

At first, as soon as I heard the first four notes, 

I would put my head down on my desk

and sob and sob and sob

but now, I am finding some joy in it.

The music is helping me to remember happy times.

Music is like that.


Tuesday Afternoon


this week because blogger has been giving me problems.

Monday, 7 March 2016

7 March

I have posted today at wordpress

because I still haven't been able to understand the problem at blogger

Here is the link:

Thursday, 3 March 2016

I have posted here today because my blogger account seems to be misdirecting folks


Wednesday, 2 March 2016

2 March

I am posting at my wordpress blog of late

I seem to be having some problems with blogger

and though I have contacted them multiple times

they have not gotten back to me about the problem.


is where I'm at.

Tuesday, 1 March 2016


My beautiful step-daughter Ashley

she died on Sunday from a drug related overdose

She was 22

Her father and I divorced in 2011 and I hadn't seen her since that time

But my love for her never wavered

I am overwhelmed with sadness to think that she will never walk this earth again

she was kind
full of fun
loved life
loved to be active
playing  hockey
indoor socker
entertaining her friends and family

she was the first to call out and get the whole group
swimming out to the dock
or playing a game of manhunt (hide and seek)
playing a game of basketball
she was smart and intelligent

she made me laugh
she made me cry

the drugs do not define her
her life defines her

i will always have a hole in my heart 
where she once was 

How much tragedy has to happen before we split wide open?

won't you come with me and see the beauty of
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