She thought herself better because they’d been together for decades. That illusion now fades. They’d “live free or die,” having believed the Big Lie, then die he did. Now, heaven forbid, she must play the hand dealt, she how her cruelty felt. Welcome, sister dear! You’ve become what you most fear.
I feel despondent. Congress is determined to pass a bill that impacts health care availability. My health care availability. Oh, the impact to me won’t be so obvious. I have health insurance now through my current employer, and said employer is unlikely to discontinue health insurance coverage. I won’t be needing maternity care. I don’t […]
Not exactly holiday-related, but this poem came to me after watching a group meet in a nearby conference room. . The Meeting in Conference Room 12-A “Get the door please, Mabel.” As she maneuvers the maze of swivel chairs to the conference room door, suits talk work, kids, and sports. The meeting begins. […]
They’re building ramps at the front and back entrances of my neighbor’s house. My neighbor, I’ll call her Sue, is a woman in her golden years who lived alone and worked most every day. I saw her outside all the time, but I haven’t seen her in a couple of weeks now. Now there’s always […]