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NaPoWriMo 2019: 18 (Elegy for Time Lost)

We sit in front of clocks gazing upon the closed casket of time and mourn, our cries the crashing ebb and flow of waves stealing sand from beaches as seconds erode and we wonder where exactly did we lose it? Are there hidden minutes next to loose change under couch cushions? Are there hours gathering … Continue reading

NaPoWriMo: 24 (an elegy)

Tense It was a January, and it was the typical Ohio month that bit with bared teeth, winter that became colder with a sudden ringing a phone call bearing news of him becoming sudden a blinking, a beckoning homeward, an expectation of things to be dealt with: arrangements arranged, papers signed, hands shook, hugs given … Continue reading

NaPoWriMo 2017: #3 (an elegy)

Elegy for Gregor Samsa In the vacant, cold empty castaway clutter of others, in this room that is no longer your own, you lie as your truest self: a hollowed vermin shell reverberating echoes of the man you used to be— The reluctant Messiah who so loved your family and the world your work created … Continue reading