the thing about missing you is that for the first time thoughts of mortality while still daunting confusing and unsolicited are now also somewhat comforting not because I want to go soon nor because of some confidence about thereafter but simply because I am glad to know I will not exist in perpetuity all the […]
playtime and rest , toughness and kindness . cargo pants and cutesy tees , faded black cotton and bold red lace . strong arms and soft speech , consistency and surprise . adventure and serenity , spicy chocolate and salted caramel . you challenge and support , confound and delight .
They have to go first, please. Sometimes I get angry with myself for having held onto them for too long. They kept me afloat when storms raged and aglow when skies darkened. For considerable time I couldn’t have released them because they were effective life support. I sustain myself now. Fairness and pain no longer […]