Monthly Archives: February 2013

Lime Popsicle

I can smell the Tamarisk tree next to my hole. It smells sweet, like a lime popsicle mixed with dirt. Near my head, its sticky green needles poke out from the pillow we made from the branches. What’s that sound? … Continue reading

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The Anniversary of Our First Meeting

Dearest Husband, Half my life I’ve been with you. How long the river we cross matters not. Only how wide our spot. Half my life this hand-stand. Precarious acrobats learning to land, toes touching in our marriage bed. Half my … Continue reading

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How He Sees Things

Round and reflective, they sit on his nose adding new dimension to his face, two spots magnifying great big blue eyes. I’ve looked through them to see the world as he must without them… fuzzy, wavy, unclear. Through their lens, … Continue reading

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Butter, part 4

A closer look in the light of my kitchen confirmed it. We made two important phone calls, the second to Sheriff Biggs. He agreed to meet us at the jailhouse. . . . Ronna sent me in with the goods. … Continue reading

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