Burning Wild Turkey at Rondeau Beach
And the turkey burned dimly against / the urgency of distant and trailing lightning. / Burned against the absence of rain. / Burned and lit the edges of cool sand blue.
A Surefire Guide to Writing Successful Obituaries
“Deaths may be unexpected or peaceful or following lengthy illnesses and battles of the courageous sort. Deaths may be natural or tragic and senseless.”
א; Or the Story of Isaac and His Mother
“Even though she knew I probably shouldn’t have been climbing up on the roof at such a young age, she understood that this was my way of dealing with the grief, and that if she wanted to be left alone she’d better just go ahead and leave me alone as well.”