leaving home

from the child shapecomes birdwoman wings poised on the tipsof departure all of her Shine reaching out in this pre-flutter flight I lurch towards her already absence eyes closed,feeling for the edge of the world where is the back of the sun?  today I read about a fatherwho chained his child to a bed they forgave his … Continue reading leaving home


clouds flying  like kites at a beach fair sky-white streamers trailing shore windblown sand  on our boiled eggs  and eggshell  falling through fingers as we talk  between mouthfuls  about our changing bodies and friends who’ve left  and lovers who lie about our children growing into  and out of school and me being single and her … Continue reading belhaven