Category Archives: spirit

My Father’s Child

My mother said that I cried uncontrollably the day she told me I was adopted.  “You mean that someone didn’t want me?” I asked through sobs. “No, it means that we wanted you,” she answered.  I was three.    I … Continue reading

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The Wait

The ear receives the news The brain echoes Words and air are caught-caged Skin freezes Blood boils Stomach becomes a vortex Acid “More time” Might as well be a knife in the heart

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The Sale

Forgive my silence for so long. So much is happening in life. The house is sold- I must be out by the end of this month. I have mixed feelings about it: I had to do it- for financial survival … Continue reading

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Hope

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The Battle of the Windmill

Morgan and I visited this historic site on Saturday.  It looks like a lighthouse now, but it was a windmill in 1838.  The site of a battle between two different ideologies: British patriots and anti-British rebels.  On November 12, 1838 … Continue reading

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