Monthly Archives: August 2011

Restricted Access

It’s four am and the memory of Sam has awakened the black hole in my chest. I don’t know how to go close to it in words or perhaps I am just resisting going near the fire. It’s physical. It’s … Continue reading

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First and True

– Are you coming down to the church with me? Dad asks. – No. I’ve got some stuff to do before I go out. I reply. – But I might have a heart attack and die if you don’t come. … Continue reading

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Sea of Poverty

– The well has gone dry. He says. After decades of water shortages and city council meetings to plead for a waterline, we are mere weeks away from a victorious hook up to city water. Apparently, our well, intuiting it’s … Continue reading

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