We should all have a Chuy.
There are always plenty of chores to do around the ranch.
He would look me up after I’d worked long enough.
“Enough mowing.” he’d say, “Come on. Let’s play ball.”
I Dare You
“All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy.” they say.
Everyone should have a Chuy.
It’s better to see all of one side
Half of each.
Today she came into the kitchen from the outside.
She nudged that door open with her nose, poked her face in, fixed her eyes on me and walked in, tail gently swaying side-to-side, just as you would have.
Like seeing my granddaughter, whose face evokes the thought of my own sweet child, her name filling my mind and heart. Unable to pass this point, unable to get daughter’s name from my head, in desperation, I must call her “Not-Kerry.”.
I rise and close the door.
It was “Not-You.”.