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pennies from heaven | pennies from heaven

wendy-brown-baez's picture
Nov.01.2013
excerpt from My Mexican" A Green Card Marriage: A Penny for Your Thoughts I began to find pennies after Michael’s death in odd places. I had heard that when you find a penny on the ground, someone who has died is thinking about you. Pennies turned up in odd places, places that were mine and...
sherrie-theriault's picture
Jul.29.2013
July 29   The Regulator   Face to face the clock stares me down.  I nearly dare the mismatched hands to beat me at my part.  Their never-ending round-house drops me to the ground.  My foot work is no equal for eternity.  Fancy days and star lit nights distract me from...
sherrie-theriault's picture
Aug.08.2012
  August 8   PENNY FOR YOUR THOUGHTS     There is a penny in the bathtub.  I wonder who stood in there with loose change.  Possibly confusing it for a wishing well, the penny was tossed in.  The stories I could tell the hopes that tantalize my mind, elves and...
sherrie-theriault's picture
Jul.29.2011
July 29   The Regulator   Face to face the clock stares me down.  I nearly dare the mismatched hands to beat me at my part.  Their never-ending round-house drops me to the ground.  My foot work is no equal for eternity.  Fancy days and star lit nights distract me from the fight I’m losing...
sharon-tillotson's picture
Nov.22.2010
Last week I attended a Celebration of Life for my friend and sister-in-law Heather. I am one of seven children, five boys and two girls. My sister died young but as my brothers married I gained new sisters. I was seventeen when I stood up for Heather when she married my brother Irv. Heather was the...
rand-bishop's picture
Aug.05.2010
For several decades now, a random, errant thought occasionally passed through my constantly curious, often cacophonous cranium. Now, thanks to Peter Cooper’s superb cover obit (The Tennessean 8/4/2010), this periodic puzzler has at long last been solved. My pondering always came in the shape of...
sherrie-theriault's picture
Jul.29.2010
July 29           The Regulator     Face to face the clock stares me down.  I nearly dare the mismatched hands to beat me at my part.  Their never-ending round-house drops me to the ground.  My foot work is no equal for eternity.  Fancy days and star lit nights...
sherrie-theriault's picture
Aug.08.2009
August 8   PENNY FOR YOUR THOUGHTS    There is a penny in the bathtub.  I wonder who stood in there with loose change.  Possibly confusing it for a wishing well, the penny was tossed in.  The stories I could tell, the hopes that tantalize my mind, elves and leprechauns, dreamers and optimists all...