A rest from #haiku See you tomorrow!
Why do you come before me, bearing the cup I cannot bear to drink? Only two days ago, I heard the gospel of the Nativity. You gave birth to your son and laid him in a manger. The Logos, beyond all eternity, incarnate in a newborn. And now, […]
I’m taking off the rest of today. Merry Christmas 🎄🎁 ! Happy Hanukkah 🕎 ! Happy Holidays!
12/21/19: Gerry Muse (#186) The sun just set behind the Ramapo Mountains. Pink hues on passing cumulus light up after the last golden haze recedes from view. The shortest day of the year transitions to evening twilight. Soon, the longest night begins. Our Christmas tree lights illuminate the […]
Waiting for rain that hasn’t come. Above the passing cumulus clouds, a prop plane. The gentlest tremble of maple leaves in a breeze too light to stir the wind chime. Mira reads. Frankie, too—or he’s sneaking more TV. Inside. In the air-conditioning. While we sweat on the deck […]