The Joke

Good morning, I say. Ask how you are? You share a sorrowful story. My heart aches. You laugh. ... I wish you the sincerest of good nights. You shrug, say you’ll try. Sadness lingers on your words. I, reaching to comfort. You laugh. ... My pain, silly thoughts, frightened words hiding from sound’s crescendo, my … Continue reading The Joke

Sidewalk Closed

Sidewalk closed. Yet no sidewalk exists. Don't panic. Build a sidewalk so the sign makes sense. Of course! I tear up the grass, pour the concrete. Perfect spot for a handprint and initials. Let it set. Place the sign back in its place. All so I can make sure to follow the rules. Why didn't … Continue reading Sidewalk Closed