New Rules



An ice cold Michelob Ultra

Any time after noon—new rules.

A walk in the woods with

My sister and dog and

Memories of walking in those woods

With my (now deceased) man holding my hand.



Our deck.

My dog—best in the world. True companion.

More simpatico than I admit. My partner in life for the last eight years.

Law & Order.

Cheese & crackers.

Fire & Ice…. Fuuuuuuuck!

How many syllables collect my sorrow?

This is about beauty.

Moment. Breath. Water.

Sadness—proof I’m not numb.

Hope. Breath. Life.

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