The Beginning of the End

Two and a half years ago today, on April 17, the darkest corners of my overactive imagination succeeded in trouncing the light, enveloping me in a new reality. That Saturday, my 66-year-old father entered the hospital for emergency abdominal surgery and never came home again. He had undergone a somewhat routine colonoscopy the day before … Continue reading The Beginning of the End

Fleeting Beauty

Born from something so small and seemingly void of vitality, Growing, blooming, blossoming, Changing with the seasons, the weather, How much love and care it receives. Deep inside you know its beauty is ephemeral but still you yearn for it when it's gone. Somehow you think the vibrance, scent and allure will always be there. … Continue reading Fleeting Beauty