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Evening Prayer

Vespers is over, the bells have rung,
The evening fades and the day is done.
All day in vain my heart sought peace,
Until that hour found no release; 14 more words


everything's going to be ok

i’m so confused.

those were dad’s last words
almost five years ago

that i wasn’t there to hear,
that i wasn’t there to answer,

explain, hold. 193 more words


All things Surgery....

Confession: I am sitting in Starbucks basking in the glow of free internet and decent coffee. But my heart this morning is at the beach. I long to wake up and have a cup of coffee while staring out at the ocean.

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Cowboys and Indians

“A dying firelight slides along the quirt
Of the cast iron cowboy where he leans
Against my father’s books…”

-Anthony Hecht, The End of the Weekend… 114 more words


Father sues police, city after traffic stop made him miss the birth of his son

A father is suing the city of Fergus Falls and its police department for more than $50,000 because he says a traffic stop caused him to miss the birth of his son two years ago. 237 more words


A Father-Daughter Dance

I hate thinking about this, as I always tend to cry and get angry with myself. I have finally come to face the fact that I always secretly knew, yet never wanted to recognize as truth. 1,611 more words


No. No, 'Someday, Son'

Our Most Valued Gift-
We give all our Love-

This hand will protect-
Both – Until the last time I lay-

He’ll ask about the scars- 35 more words