Telling the Truth

connecting the dots of my life

Tag: Anguish

morning, evening and a sigh

early morning calm
belies last night’s wild fury
now lost at sea

evening silence floats
through her weary body
soothing every ache

her old-woman sigh
fills the room with anguish —
outside the wind moans
hov’ring over the old house
waiting in the dark

Three from this past week, written separately. I don’t know who this woman is. She’s been showing up for a while now, waiting to be recognized and given a story. Maybe you know her?

©Elouise Renich Fraser, 22 May 2018

Early Marriage | Part 4

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~~~First Apartment Entrance

Fall 1965. Time to write about sex! I have a full-time job at the Harvard Law School, and we’re attending Park Street Church. But what’s happening at home?

Here’s what I’m not Read the rest of this entry »

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