On Halloween, I came as an anachronism. I passed myself in the hallway and felt wistful, trying to remember. The leaves were red and they crunched under foot.
Enso thanks to Kazuaki Tanahashi 1.20.17 Geoff Shōun O’Keeffe May all be seen May all be heard May all be loved May … [read more]
Happy Birthday, Viejo -Geoff O’Keeffe 01.02.17, 1000 h. Born in the cold dark of winter hoping to die on a summer solstice one bright day. Reading alone with coffee and a bagel young red-cheeked humans with time on their hands unaware. Baldwin said, “To act is to be committed to be committed is … [read more]
Image: Barbara Jackson (Editor’s note: My dear friend Barbara and I have known each other close to fifty years. We both come from that part of the Washington desert where nuclear waste lies in toxic holes in the ground, one of the nastiest places on earth. Barbara lost her mother in late 2016 and the … [read more]
For Johnny Tonight, in this crowded cafe the windows weep from the dark cold outside. Our dinners half-eaten but the wine still flows. It’s just another day in my limited life. I am minus one of us tonight, one of our very best, one of my favorites. Brad reminds me of Robert Bly: “You … [read more]
We Breathe –Geoff O’Keeffe In these empty times between being together I hold my breath, waiting for you, sometimes for days, and everything in my world waits with me. The still air is hollow and sad. I wait until your dark eyes will once again softly hold mine, and I see you in front of … [read more]