Survival Skill 1: Humor and Laughter Have you ever noticed the inevitable appearance of outrageous stories and braying guffaws at funerals? It’s like a pressure valve being turned, not in a gradual motion, but in a quick crank from closed to wide open. I have long considered humor and laughter to be a survival skill….
A woman waits patiently by the river Her dogs sniff the ground nearby She watches feathers of white dip their heads Disappear, then reappear Beads shimmer and drip Beaks run through feathers like a comb The woman wishes and wants How can every movement be words of grace? Okay, heads dip, butts stick up, legs…
A body in motion
will remain in motion
until it is no longer in motion
What is it about swans?
They make me think of fairy tales
And the ugly duckling
who discovers he’s a swan
Cut like a knife
glint of silver
Ever listen to the weather channel?
Partly clowww deee
I hear the mechanical voice say…