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Matchbox Car

  You find it when your old life is gone moving dressers, peering under the bed trying to make some sense of it all through cobwebs, mites and cat hair furniture and lamps a most familiar room where someone else … Continue reading

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Our Christmas Tragedy – 1975

  I can still feel the moment. Christmas Eve 1975. The day our carefree life ended and a decade of heartache began. We married in 1963 and our 12th anniversary was coming up in 4 days. We had no children the first … Continue reading

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The Big Game

For my eldest son Daniel Jason, who would be 42 now, but will always remain forever young A son is buried ‘neath Monmouth fields at the mountain of the little olives just a short pass from Vince Lombardi whom I’m … Continue reading

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Picasso in Kandahar

A Picasso face with one eye a piece of nose a dented skull distorted melted cubism done in red black and blue one hand one and a half limbs. A rearranged montage of her soldier son. His mother turned away … Continue reading

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For Michael – Thirty Years Ago

Thirty years ago today my son died in my arms. He was just nine years old and would have been ten that April in 1985. I can’t picture myself with a son who would be forty in a month and … Continue reading

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Our Christmas Tragedy – 1975

I can still feel the moment. Christmas Eve 1975. The day our carefree life ended and a decade of heartache began. We married in 1963 and our 12th anniversary was coming up in 4 days. We had no children the first ten … Continue reading

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Mother and Son – A Repost for Mother’s Day

Mother and Son – 1980 . She sits beneath a massive oak in the Garden of Noble Women. Garden of the Promise  for those who have borne the burden yet never  heard the Word.  . He never walked. He never fed … Continue reading

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Mother and Son

For Michael, who would have been 39 on April 17 – and for her, gone 10 years on April 19   Mother and Son – 1980 . She sits beneath a massive oak in the Garden of Noble Women. Garden … Continue reading

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