Tag Archives: Mother

The Destroyer

Dagger eyes accusing voice perpetually poised to attack and crush the one she fiercely claims to love to everyone else I wait for the sweet soft magic of a tender look of a kindly word I wait and wait I … Continue reading

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In Memory of . . .

A young father… so gone. A young mother… so unyielding in her withholding. A young child… so bewildered so lonely so lost. Then in time and more time… She found her loves at his feet she saw her father on … Continue reading

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Requiem for a Grandmother

I saw them yesterday . . . papery hands at euchre tables laying down hearts and memories of another time when bleeding was a different colour and young women howled fiercely at the moon with newborn babes clutched tightly at … Continue reading

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