Entries by Carol O'Connor

Now

A life-time is not what’s between,
The moments of birth and death.
A life-time is one moment,
Between my two little breaths. …

A Fresh View

Two brothers who lived on adjoining farms fell into conflict. It was the first serious rift in forty years of farming side by side, sharing machinery, and trading labour and goods as needed without a hitch. Then the long collaboration fell apart. It began small and it grew into a major difference, and finally it exploded into an exchange of bitter words followed by weeks of silence…