In the Beginning was The Word

Here's another poem written during grad school. This one is on the opening page of my thesis. In the beginning was The Word And The Word was with Silence And The Word was Silence. In the beginning was Voice. And the Voice was with Mother, And the Voice was Mother. It was with Mother in … Continue reading In the Beginning was The Word

A Path to Publication, part 12: When the silence descends

Silence. My yearning for it is as strong as my need for sleep. At least eight hours of sleep and almost as much silence. Otherwise, don't expect too much from me. Today I have silence. For an entire day. It's a different kind of silence than I experience weekly once the kids are off to … Continue reading A Path to Publication, part 12: When the silence descends