Threshold

She stood outside the door watching Friends she'd walked away from People she loved and missed In a setting she'd once found grounding. They knew That her world had been rent asunder The pieces scattered, Sucked into the gravitational pull Of loss, grief, uncertainty. She was--adrift, needing what she thought they might offer. Yet she …

Cup of Tea

Phil Sampson woke up with a start. The first thing he saw was the bone china teacup in his hand the dregs of its contents still rippling from his body jerking when he awoke. He couldn't believe he had fallen asleep. In 28 years working with the city, he had never once slept on the …