Rantings

Tell my son I loved him. And laughed genuinely, many times, soul to soul. Those feelings of life my son, are real, those feelings of life are real. The world inside my head crashes to the ground and shatters and I recognize my flame and confuse that for my eternal wrongness. How am I making … Continue reading Rantings

A Letter To My Son

I will never forget you. Forgetting you would be like Forgetting me. You are of me, my son, You form me. One day you may know this caring neglect of your own desires In favor of one so precious, as you. You, my son, are the greatest reason For the greatest of all things, I … Continue reading A Letter To My Son

Fatherhood: Carrying Fire in the Darkness

Who knows the tremondosity of a young boys' fear? I do. I do. I do. Little body, waif like knees - askance in the darkness New fingers rubbing tired eyes, alone, having given up Waiting beyond hope, to be rescued and taken in. I fly from my bed, beyond my shape and sedentary style I … Continue reading Fatherhood: Carrying Fire in the Darkness

It Is So Much Bigger

A mother coddled her son. She asked, at every turn, "What would you like" "Oatmeal or eggs, fruit or toast" Both? "And how would you like it", she asked. She attended to him. "Let me help you with your socks." "Let me help you with your clothes." "Let me help you be less frustrated." "Let … Continue reading It Is So Much Bigger