The Earl of Grey

This piece previously appeared in the November 2011 issue of Kalliope Magazine. *** This morning, Edgar wakes me.  Violet shadows blur the outlines of the walls and furnishings; all I see is the red light on the clock in the corner of my bedroom. 4:45 a.m.  I don’t need an alarm and never set one. … More The Earl of Grey

Just One Day

“We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.”  ~ Immanuel Kant Last night, as my dog sighed and curled up tight against the based of my back, I clearly heard a voice say, “Don’t worry. I’ve got your back.” And symbolically, as well as physically, I knew it was true. … More Just One Day