Water and Stone

Water and Stone The digital images from a state far away Shot by lovely daughter How they spent their day A sunny place Filled with rocks and stream Large rounded stones Smoothed by time And water Slender trees Exert their will to live And far away Grey mountains Sit silent, and still If I wereContinue reading “Water and Stone”

Scattering his Ashes at Sea

My companion of fifty-six years Once the handsome stranger Who took my breath away Me, the girl in pink lipstick Luring him for a second family The engineer, leaving home early; til late Wearing headset, as rockets slowly lifted; Suddenly pluming, orange and yellow flames Rattling windows Streaking paths to distant points, dark in spaceContinue reading “Scattering his Ashes at Sea”

The Pool of Time

(early experiments with my photography using Photoshop) There is a rerun on Netflix of an old television series called “Friday Night Lights” about football games played in a small town; the dramas around the coach, his family, high school teenagers, and others in the community.  It seems so familiar to the way I grew up.Continue reading “The Pool of Time”

Isolation

Back in March when isolation really began for the Pandemic, I had been visiting my husband in a nursing home almost every day.  When visiting became a threat to the safety of the residents, I could no longer visit, except to wave at him from a distance, or see him through the glass window inContinue reading “Isolation”