Driving hundreds of miles in the dark, heading north, two-lane road, high beams lighting the night, shiny eyes of deer waiting in the ditch. A fox. A feral cat. The only station drifting in and out is an oldies station, “the songs of your life.” Is this the first time you’ve known every single song … Continue reading Have You Been There Too?
Restoration Ode – Dean Young What tends toward orbit and return, comets and melodies, robins and trash trucks restore us. What would be an arrow, a dove to pierce our hearts restore us. Restore us minutes clustered like nursing baby bats and minutes that are shards of glass. Mountains that are vapor, mice living in … Continue reading Poem of the Week, by Dean Young