Month: May 2018

Still, Silent, Resolute

  I imagine the men standing in the bottom of this boat still, silent, resolute. They are sure of their task and unflinching. They don’t give the orders; they take them. I don’t see them singing, seeking reassurance, lifting others up. Whatever they needed for this task had already been stored within them. Determination. Confidence. …

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Cover Me

    “Abrígame Señor” was written on the Snoopy pin he gave me in highschool.  “Cover me, Lord,” it meant, or keep me safe, keep me warm. I put the pin on a light jacket I had permanently borrowed from his closet (long enough arms).  I stopped wearing the jacket long ago, but the Spanish …

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He walks with me

I told my mom if someone was writing a blog like this, I would read it. Why?  Why read something so downhearted?  So fixated on one aspect of life? Because I need to acknowledge what I’m going through, and yet I can’t look too closely at the reality.  Just like the wake for my Grandma …

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