Patchwork Heart

Sometimes my patchwork heart aches so. So many pieces missing. So many scars and repairs. How do we go on? Sometimes, like last Friday, joy evaporates and is replaced with a rush of pain and then the ooze of black bilious anger that seeps out of every pore when I feel dread fear combined with…

Aliceheimer’s

Aliceheimer’s is a poetic little book about a daughter looking after an aged mother with alzheimer’s. Alice has a memory like swiss cheese. ¬†But her daughter Dana Walrath doesn’t focus on the loss. ¬†Instead she sees her mother as having special powers such as the ability to speak to dead people, to time travel and…