SHARED SPACE There once was a lady who shared some space, With another she would like to smack in the face; The muttering, the mumbling, The incoherent jumbling, Made it difficult to occupy the very same place.
3J’s A cry in the sky. Above, gnarly brown fingers - Three blue jays, perched high.
RESPITE A morning’s surprise - A thin sheen of dewy grass. Faint hint of a thaw.
PHONY Always smiling, sweet. Kind, saccharin voice - masking, Malcontent, discord.
WHITE FLAG Distracted today. Disorganized, common theme. Dishevelled I am.
SHAME Majestic creatures, Noble, gentle, so loving. Will we let you die?
My beloved uncle was a tragic, Heathcliff like figure in my youth. I had heard endless tales of a doomed love, a painful separation and an unhappy marriage. It was all so unfair. How could life be so cruel? What of poor Cathy? Her fate even worse – a sad, lonely spinster living a cold … Continue reading Hometown Legends