simultaneous

I wonder sometimes if I am married in some other Stephen Hawking time and place, to that same and yet different person. I wonder if I did buy that house in the woods, and if I did quit my job to become a wanderer.

gather

Gather - Its branches pulling me toward long tables of friends, toward a sky of stories, toward tandem states of wonder.

stay

Wherever you are today, can you stay just a little longer? Hear Jackson Brown’s anthem, or hear a Biblical command.

marigolds

It is that turning time. The cicadas tell of it. The sunflowers, losing some of their mighty stature, mumble the inevitable.

re-pair

The socks await each other. The lone earring, returned from France without its partner, Sits in the bowl by my bed without purpose.