Tag Archives: memory

Beveled Blue

My husband’s out-of-the-blue diagnosis was confirmed seven years ago.  It was a suffocatingly hot morning, the last Monday in June. For weeks beforehand I had a profound and decreasingly punctuated sense of dread. I was at the wheel of the … Continue reading

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A Beat With No Melody

    “…love’s not the song, but after— like the mute, remembered chorus of the rain      that stains the walk long after falling, or the lifeless stalk      still hoisting its head of grain.”   Winter haltingly segues into spring, the … Continue reading

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Make Me a Mondrian: Corrupted at Last

Picture corrupted. 23,229 times over. It’s not always easy to identify the dog that did not bark–or, in this case, which digital pictures among a cast of tens of thousands have disappeared and cannot be put together again. I realized … Continue reading

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Incomplete: The Absent Hour

Today is missing an hour. We’ve sprung ahead. With my phone’s camera I captured sunrise on this deficient day. It featured an almost fully saturated sky, with just a flickering sliver of pure white light at the far left. My … Continue reading

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