Happy Birthday Song

It’s his birthday today. Fifteen years ago today, for the first time, I bought him a birthday card. It was yellow. Bright yellow, with a blue bird on front, eyes wide and beak open, peacock proud but with the plumage of a jay. I imagined that little blue bird could sing the melody that filled…

Who Am I?

  Overwhelmed by your genius, Your passions fill my heart Your words break my silence I touch your picture when we’re apart Your rainbow of opinions color my thoughts Your voice tinkles in my mind I see you in myself But alone, who am I? I mourn for your losses My leaden tears fall for…