Monthly Archives: December 2000

Magic, Mourning

for H.H. By Alyssa A. Lappen Magic, she said it was magic when his soul escaped the body, which soon grew hard, cold. He was gone, “Like that.” She expects him back, endlessly. “He’s not here, but where did he … Continue reading

For a Child not Conceived

Clouds, stars, sky cannot explain why they exist and you are yet a question. I cannot sleep for fear. My child wraps her stuffed rabbit in reveries, unfathomable to me as you. I love her more. I want you as … Continue reading