Daily Archives: February 15, 2014

Mended (a lai poem)

No more softy, me she said.  I am free. You left. At first she cried, did not sleep, and sighed, bereft. He stole what was pure. Now she’s grateful for the theft.   (9-line poem:  aabaabaab ‘a’ is five syllables … Continue reading

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Home Conviction

Impassioned pleas for help, after the verdict.  Wife was consoled, at peace with home confinement in granite; Home Depot working out details. Company accused of wrong testimony. Guilty verdict. (Words taken from February 14, 2014 Associated Press story, Mayor convicted … Continue reading

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