Tag Archives: death

Lead

Here is a story to break your heart. Are you willing? This winter the loons came to our harbor and died, one by one, of nothing we could see. A friend told me of one on the shore that lifted … Continue reading

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Change something.

  Everyone must leave something behind when he dies, my grandfather said. A child or a book or a painting or a house or a wall built or a pair of shoes made. Or a garden planted. Something your hand … Continue reading

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Save us

“If nothing saves us from death, may at least love save us from life.” -Pablo Neruda

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It will rain on my soul night and day

If suddenly you do not exist If suddenly you no longer live, I shall live on I do not dare, I do not dare to write it, if you die. I shall live on. For where a man has no … Continue reading

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From cold into the fire

I do not love you – except because I love you; I go from loving to not loving you, from waiting to not waiting for you my heart moves from cold into the fire. I love you only because it’s … Continue reading

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If you do exist

“..I will exile my thoughts if they think of you again, and I will rip my lips out if they say your name once more. Now if you do exist, I will tell you my final word in life or … Continue reading

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