A Poem My Wife Wrote in a Chat on the Topic of the Health of Our Van’s Transmission

not good

it had already been rebuilt,
a wack job
so he is trying to find one

to rebuild


An Entire Chapter from Shadowchild by P.F. Thomese


A woman who lives longer than her husband is called a widow, a man without his wife a widower. A child without parents is an orphan. But what do you call the father and mother of a child who has died?

Shadowchild: A Meditation on Love and Loss