On a Clear Day


How quiet is Hell—how it unnerves you.  Usually, panic throttles you  awake but today you wake up feeling.   You do not expect gentleness—you…

St. Martha


for Jennifer After Lazarus died and was raised and Christ died and was raised, Martha died. Which is more in keeping with the natural…

Glory and Her Gourd


How do I deserve a bumblebee in my squash flower? Honey-bearers—endangered—orchestrate through pheromones and dance. And what of this squash flower? How can I believe Adam came first…