Dreams

The dreams parents have For their children Who have disabilities Are different as those parents And those children. One said to me: “I want more for my child Than the 4 “fs” : Food Flowers Filth Fetch.” Another told me, With bursting pride Of her child’s task, Well...

The Welcoming Committee

How do they know in heaven to gather at the gate? How does the word get spread: “Prepare yourself! She’s coming!” Watchers on this side wonder, “Why is she waiting? What else needs to happen? Is there a face she longs to see — a voice once more to hear?” Maybe...

Life Plan: A Poem

LIFE PLAN:1972 “Mary Cassett had one Great Romance in her life – her art.” This would not have been said about a male artist Or if it had one could answer with Rubens Rembrandt Bonnard Chagall Picasso Women are supposed to be so dedicated to their spouse they couldn’t...