Monthly Archives: June 2011

walk.

a week and more ago a bus dropped me off at the edge of the university of illinois campus at the wonderful hour of 1:30 am. i woke a friend up with my phone call and crashed on the downstairs … Continue reading

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june hymn.

raise a glass to the turning of the season. bring us sun abundant, a crushing weight of heat, a welcome summer. roll in glorious bright days and windy nights of sweetest rain and lightning alive, the sky boiling with thunder. … Continue reading

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white ribbon day.

a hot wet sponge of thick air greets a weary group of college age kids as the exit o’hare international airport, finally arriving in their home state after two weeks in distant lands, other countries. all but one. this place … Continue reading

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