Memorial Day

Another Memorial Day weekend not spent in West Virginia. It must be nearly ten years ago that I was able to make it to visit my family on that special weekend. Every year that I am not there I say, “Next year,” but next year never comes. Memorial Day is a national, secular holiday to … Continue reading Memorial Day


Photographs (A Poem)

Photographs (draft) Going through old photographs The years stacked one on top another A rocky mountain The top layer my boys Then that trip to Asia To Europe College and working at the store Then the West Virginia strata Every other picture she and I Thick as thieves, double first cousins I left, she stayed … Continue reading Photographs (A Poem)