Category Archives: Death

The End for d’Verse

The purple skein of yarn is no more. It has run away– Hi ho, away I say! Away. Sweater half begun. No one left to don it.  No one, I say! The sink is empty, the tree uprooted.  My life? … Continue reading

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IF I SHOULD DIE WHILE I’M AWAKE – for d’Verse

If I should die while I’m awake will I go seeking absolution, dragged down by the shackles of sin in my swollen belly, or ship out soundlessly from my berth into the eternal matrix where sins are but a fleet … Continue reading

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Hanging On – for d’Verse

Cleaning out the home office, soothing the wrinkles from every dear aging surface once again, I cannot bid final adieu to one relic after another on my cluttered desk top, where love struggles to reclaim loss. Rob doused by AIDS, … Continue reading

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