The things that make me remember (a poem)

A jumble of memories and present moments in this one… Seems I’m always pulling out the cord the light dims the connection is cut the fragrance that used to greet me dissipates—slowly a lingering resentment somehow let go Steel, tempered and brushed leaves marks on skin where blood once flowed The apple still tastes as [...]

Ill-fitting disguise (a poem)

I just started watching this Japanese series, Fujiko, on Hulu. A couple of moments got me going on this… Somebody likened that thought to murder I always thought it was more like a case of mistaken identity or a disguise ill-fitting A railroad crossing signal ignored a foot caught between the rail and the pavement shoes [...]