Christmas is a time to look at the light in the darkness

2017-12-26T08:22:34-04:00December 22nd, 2017|Categories: Hamilton Spectator, Newspaper columns|Tags: , , |6 Comments

It’s only December but my thin bones already long for summer. For light. For warmth. Where’s Africa? It’s over the ocean. And I’m on this side, often chilled when I stand at the large window behind my bedroom desk. I look into the darkness, so deep and wide and without form.