LIFESPAN

The span of their lives ran together. Born within minutes of each other in the same city, they attended different schools separated by only one block, divided more by religious difference than geography. They found each other through mutual friends in their teenage years, growing closer with every trip to the park, visit to the … Continue reading LIFESPAN

LAY ME DOWN HERE IN THE SHADE IN THIS SMALL HOLLOW IN THE GROUND

Lay me down here in the shade in this small hollow in the ground, Let the rush of the world pass me by, Lay me down and let me rest awhile, Take the weight off my shoulders for I can carry it no longer, Release my burden for I am too old to carry on, … Continue reading LAY ME DOWN HERE IN THE SHADE IN THIS SMALL HOLLOW IN THE GROUND