HOPE AND RECOVERY
all about God. Mid-50s, a bit of a smile,
LETTER TO SHARELL AND BETTY EDWARDS FROM
Grandma Myra’s house, where you two lived
BEFORE THE REUNION WITH THE BOWBELLS,
Judd Hiltz, he’s a doctor and his dad was a [doctor?]
We were walking again, and I found that I could hang back, and still be in contact. My brother would set the pace. My feet were good. Boots steadied and lifted. Exposed forest roots thrilled me, and I vowed to return and kneel before them, giving them back some of what they were giving me, a pattern of texture never before seen. A fabric. Polished by snow and rain.