Tag: passive aggression

Thaw

Build your tower high, Block by block. Reason and rightness Are turret and crenellation. Draw the bridge and drop the gate. Silence shall reign. Forgiveness Lies folded in your darkest corner, Unused, Under guard, Out of reach Until regret runs as warm rain, A trickle, A flood, And shame becomes […]

Feeding the Beast

January 1999, Copper Mountain, Colorado: It is 2 p.m. and I am, as always, sheep-dogging my 2 children down the mountain behind their dad, struggling to keep up. I am light-headed. I feel faint. My knees are wobbling with the strain of too much time spent at the […]