Poem – It Wasn’t God, It Was Me

When I was a kid, I used to burn ants with a magnifying glass.  Actually, it was my glasses, but the effect was the same.  Later, as a teenager, I would shoot sparrows out of the tree next to the church with my friend Jeff and his pellet gun.  It was fun to me and…

Reforming My Formation – A Confession

I only remember certain events from my childhood.  I remember my fifth birthday when I got a hot wheel’s gas station.  I remember our first dogs, Dutchess and Duke.  I remember defending my sister once when someone stole her glasses.  The same week, I remember seeing a dog die after being hit by a car. …