A Poemdog

Dogs 2011

RESEMBLANCE
(7/16/11)


I saw
my dad
on Father's Day
for the first time
in over
a year

the next
week
my sister
visited
me

I hadn't
seen her
in over
four

I feel
good
about seeing them
but after
5 minutes
or so
I don't know
what else
to do

family

familiar

but little
else

undoubtedly
there is something
wrong with
me

~

I walk
by
my mother's ashes
at least twice
a day

with her
I feel
more connection

dust
to dust
we know
each
other
well