Archive for May, 2008

Monday, May 5th, 2008

the seven year itch

i married Isis on the fifth day of May but i could not hold on to her very long so i cut off my hair and i rode straight away for the wild unknown country where i could not go wrong … she was there in the meadow where the creek used to rise blinded […]

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Sunday, May 4th, 2008

what you wish for

i grew up as an only child, but i actually have siblings, half-siblings.  three of ’em.  all younger, from two to nearly thirteen years younger, my father’s second family.  they spent summers here when i was a kid, most years, but their lives were lived thousands of miles away.  we were more like cousins, growing […]

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Thursday, May 1st, 2008

blessed are those who mourn

three years ago. it was three years ago today i left the hospital for the first time after nearly three weeks of bedrest. i’d been airlifted in during winter’s last April gasp, but in my hermetic isolation in ye olde Craftmatic, the ground had transformed into a mushy carpet, spongy with sprigs of green poking […]

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