Tag: Memory

Present Tense – #13

And so it finally came to pass that the little hamlet must be demolished in the name of Progress. Before anyone rises up in a spasm of indignation at the outrageous abuse of Eminent Domain, I should point out that I am speaking of the Christmas Village which, […]

Frosted June – #2

Evan wiped away a tear, the wetness and the action long unfamiliar. “I didn’t know. How could we have been so wrong?” Maggie sighed, action familiar, constant over the years. “Because we were stupid. We wanted to blame her and we did. It was easier than blaming ourselves.” […]

Frosted June – #1

She remembered the times She remembered the places Images, muted but sharp Some trapped in never more Others, perhaps once more Ripples of seasons Spreading out, fading Stirred anew by other stones Same as it never was She drinks from cracked glasses Smudged by the faded lips of […]