What if…? What if…someone told you – you may have a life threatening challenge ahead of you? That you would not be able to turn the pages of the calendar how you imagined you would! What would you do?
This is a picture of my father (or Tata) as I call him. He had just escaped from former Yugoslavia in 1957, running over the border into Italy. He was shot in the foot but survived. The Secret Police back in Yugoslavia told Tata’s family that he was dead but he sent them this photo, […]
I hear you You’re beautiful I love you… These were the last words my grandfather (or Popsicle as I called him) said to me. It was his second last day of life and he was in a hospital room with three other people. The curtains were closed but I told him how much I loved […]
The hot vulgar sun Burns while a gentle breeze whispers old secrets… Reluctantly I go back to Then… Secrets so dark I’m surprised they belong to me. The willow weeps, Laughter amiss as torrid anger sets in… Stale resentment collapses the smile that once hung like the eager Petunias In a contained basket Offering […]