Tag Archives: loss

Amputation

The Amputee My body misses something it once relied on like a leg extending support perhaps a voice proffering comfort a breeze wafting solace or a welcome shape appearing by surprise, steps away, or as a shadow at the edge … Continue reading

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Moose at the Back Door

One June evening, magic appeared at the cabin back door. This young moose peeked in the window, then lay down in the meadow to eat. Watch how he folds those impossibly long legs under him. He stayed until dark, then … Continue reading

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You Will Meet Again

You Will Meet Again You will meet again — perhaps in a whale pod, where a companion reminds you of someone dear you cannot recall perhaps as a wolf cub with a wrestling sister who triggers a faintly familiar cellular … Continue reading

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Losing a Dog

The Loss of a Dog The loss of a dog claws open the heart; time’s flimsy patch papers, forever scratches and bleeds. The loss of a dog spawns belly screams choked into silence by social nicety gulped down by unsatisfied … Continue reading

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Change in Charge

Change in Charge Lament your loss or treasure your gain To me it’s all the same Can’t slow me down or get in my way I’m with you now and every day constant companion, like it or not moving together, … Continue reading

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