hesperus

hesperus
i let the dog out
into the small, muddy backyard
where he plays
and feel air
flowing like liquid ice
over the kitchen floor tiles
between my naked toes

it’s april here
where the mountain’s frosty breath
lingers in endless cloud shadows


I didn’t write very much in 2004.  That was the year PB was born.  This is from right around the time I came down pregnant.

 

About m

My ego wants to think I'm a writer but my heart knows I'm just another one of God's Kids who sometimes has words to say. 2 human kids and 3 feline kids call me Mom. Or Mooooooom. Or mewom, depending which you ask. I'm kinda-sorta busy being a student again; this time I signed myself up for a bizarre torture known as Graduate School. Theoretically in 4ish years I'll have earned some more nice letters to put with my name. Let's face it, I'm addicted to learning and probably need rehab to restore me to sanity and remove the obsession to read books. I don't remember what free time is but I think I like to spend it sleeping or playing in the mud on a river bank.
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