Monthly Archives: July 2013

hospice tree

When the wind blows hard she sheds her bark.  We find cylindrical chunks of her aged skin scattered over the yard.  Her white under-wood is showing, exposed for woodpeckers to feed on. She’s naked of dignity and clothing.  When I … Continue reading

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Ink Envy

Tattoos are ugly.  I’ve never seen one I’ve liked, much less one that I’ve wanted myself.  I don’t find them interesting or attractive.  When I was growing up in the 80s grown-ups didn’t have tattoos.  Not my friends’ moms and … Continue reading

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