Tag Archive | Poetry


Oh Willow weep and
I shall cry alongside you
Tears intermingling
As the autumn mist rises
At twilight time unbidden

I heard on Tuesday about the suicide of the son of two dear friends of ours from St. Raphael’s in Dubuque. I cannot imagine the pain they are going through. They are the sweetest couple, kind and generous and giving, and to be hit twice this year with such tragedy is beyond belief. (They also lost a grandson this summer.)