Tag Archives: Mother

My Mother Dear

I buried my mother in my journal in red ink with large angry letters that accused her of dying on purpose just to spite me I buried my mother in the Firehole River at Yellowstone among the towering green trees … Continue reading

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I Never Said Goodbye

January is the cruelest month despite it’s shimmer of hope It’s when cancer took you I was twenty-three Hadn’t yet made amends for the pain I caused you Still drowning in my own Your death only added to the shame of not … Continue reading

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Unheard – A Sedoka (Sort of)

The deafening sound of a cry unheard, silenced ‘ere it had a chance at life Echoes whispering in a mother’s heart and soul aching to hear what’s unheard * * * * * 2/25/14 Update: Shared this for dVerse Poets … Continue reading

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Twenty-Four Years – A Poem

January 3, 1988 is the day my mom died. It’s been 24 years today. At the dVerse Poets Pub today, Brian says there is a poem in everything. Perhaps there is a poem in this. Twenty-Four Years We knew it … Continue reading

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