Sometimes

Sometimes They tell you things you need to hear   Sometimes They tell you things you shouldn’t hear   Sometimes They won’t be quiet at all, even if you don’t understand   Sometimes You wish others could hear, but they’re listening to themselves   …

Fireflies

My daughter was a stay-awake baby. Sometimes, to shorten the process, we would load her in the car and drive out into the lyrical Pennsylvania countryside, watching the colors of night gather in the sky, the green trees enrich their hues as night fell. …