Wednesday, June 25, 2008

Day Five

Title: you will break over this soon

About a year or so year ago, my friend Paul wrote a blog about his mother's failing health. It was one of those rare and beautiful moments of openness when grief trumps loneliness and a hand is reached out.


fold & break
-for Paul

your mother in a nursing home
your mother wiped blank, clean
your mother broken

will is
a strange blue flower
folding delicate
folding in on itself
in the end
the will is being drawn

you will break
over this soon,
fold and

1 comment:

Cycle Ninja said...

Very nice, Jenn. I'm touched. But I will NOT be broken by this.

My take on it all (including the original post) is here