the middle years (a poem about aging and knowing that you don’t know…much of anything)

The middle years of middle age come without fair warning. Raising the young who think they know everything. And those of us solidly wedged into midlife know with confidence, that we know next to nothing. The middle years are half way to a certain death, while breathing in a life we did not pick.  For life […]

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Growing Old is so Uncool!

Over the last five years my life story has been full of tension and some might say tragedy.  The process has been grueling and traumatic.  My parents have made a problematic imprint on my life.  I am working toward the days when I can celebrate again the good people that they are, but I must […]

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