| the goodness that is january |
i’m back home. but not collierville-home. jackson-home.
with my jackson-family. [see, some people collect stamps.
or rocks. or porcelin dolls. i collect families.]
my jackson-family: dianne, kaitlin, ethan, evan, tiger, oreo,
gecko, sugar glider number one and sugar glider number two,
and all the fish. i like it here. here, i’m “the meanest.”
i need to stay here, in this month, for longer than
31 days [i’ve decided]. it’s slower here. i have time
to breathe. time to think. time to read. time to talk.
time to listen. time to learn.
cause january is a time for learning. learning
archery. learning friends. learning photography.
learning life. learning love. [still] learning jazz.
so can the sun stand still again?
so i can have a little more time to live?
life is good. life is hard. life is worth living.