The Horizon

Search for: THE WRITTEN WORD The Horizon ​   A poem offered for these troubling times. The Horizon Above the darkness ofpresent realitycovers me likea cold blanketMy steps are slowand sad But as I look towardan edge of lightthere comes a kind ofinvitation:“Walk...

A Good Question

Search for: THE WRITTEN WORD A Good Question The other day my sweet, wonderful daughter sighed, ‘Mom, I spend so much time learning how to relate to neuro typical people. How come they don’t spend time learning how to relate to me?’ Good question. A neuro typical...

Crazy Time

Search for: THE WRITTEN WORD Crazy Time ​             I come into the peace of wild thingswho do not tax their lives with forethoughtof grief. I come into the presence of still water.- Wendell Berry from “The Peace of Wild Things” A few days ago, after reading one too...

The Written Word: “The Tin”

Search for: THE WRITTEN WORD The Written Word: “The Tin” The Tinby Libby Cable I spent many glorious school vacation weeks with my grandmother in Massachusetts when I was young. I’m the oldest of four and found the one-on-one attention of an adult with...

The Written Word: “Just in Case”

Search for: THE WRITTEN WORD JUST IN CASEBy Andrea Nordstrom Caughey Some dads collect fishing poles, old boat propellers, beer steins, or signed baseballs. Mine collected flashlights. Dozens and dozens of flashlights. Small pocket flashlights, issued free with...