Knock Knock

we tread this earth, green and brown finite years of life's countdown crawl, walk, run, and play skip, hop, swoon, and sway egg to fetus to baby, child adolescence, puberty, then teenage wild twenties, thirties, forties, more the time clock ticks but keeps the score we laugh and cry in joy and sorrow always thinking there is a … Continue reading Knock Knock

One Day

By dinner time tomorrow, our soggy, box-full, furniture-empty, house will feel like home despite it all. He leaves the deep freeze on the shores of the Arctic Ocean tonight and will arrive on the unusually frozen southern shores of the Atlantic tomorrow.  Knowing he had not planned on bringing his arctic gear, an emergency phone … Continue reading One Day

“As the Shade Spins” A tra-com-edy of dysfunction and disillusion

long ago and far far away, in the beginning of a dark and stormy night, it was love at first sight…then shit REALLY got interesting! 2014 The new year's babe came roaring into existence dragging what was left of her meaner older brother 2013 by the roots of his dead gray short hairs I had hoped to see … Continue reading “As the Shade Spins” A tra-com-edy of dysfunction and disillusion

Number 3 – RAPE: Rise Against Punishable Eccentricity

The third and final post in the RAPE:  Rise Against Punishable Eccentricity challenge to join the movement to raise our voices in the fight again Rape and Sexual Assault, as well as lift our voices in unison toward helping women feel empowered to take charge and take action. I particularly love this one because it's quintessential Susan … Continue reading Number 3 – RAPE: Rise Against Punishable Eccentricity