A Dinner Party for the Stars

There is sorrow to be had for the sun and the moon As they work all day and all night to make possible the two Lonely in their treks across the sky, they yearn for each other Fading, setting, starving for one another Their faces shining a bright façade Covering a longing only shared by god Each set and each…

Death in the Life

It was the middle of June, and the sun was beating down on my head as the four of us jumped out of the bed of my dad’s pickup. My brother, my cousin, my best friend, and a rented riding mower accompanied me for the ride as we waited for my uncle and his friend to show up so that…