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Poem: Eternal

Poem: Eternal

  Eternal   By Patrick T. Reardon     Eternal, puzzle us, puzzle us clockwork apart and put us back together, create/re-create, Eternal, cycle us and puzzle us to ourselves, puzzle us revelations long withheld.   Puzzle...

Essay: Calvary Cemetery, 4.7.20

Essay: Calvary Cemetery, 4.7.20

The lakefront parks are closed, as are all the other city parks. Walking on the sidewalks of Edgewater — normally an invigorating exercise — is weird.  I find myself scanning ahead of me to judge whether anyone’s coming near me, whether the...

Poem: April 3, 2020

Poem: April 3, 2020

    April 3, 2020   By Patrick T. Reardon   I learned my ABCs long ago and know the dance inside darkness. Better to stumble and bang and crash in shadows than corner-sit waiting for sun. Mournful either way, yet joy in...