A Monday Kind of Metamorphosis-Part 4

Part 4 It was a Monday. Mom had her surgery last Monday. The surgery was supposed to take 4-6 hours. Dr. P said he would give us an update in about 2 hours. So we went to the cafeteria to get something to eat, thinking we had plenty of time. While eating my phone rang...

A Monday Kind of Metamorphosis- Part 3

It was a Monday.  Allison’s caterpillars were very large and fat now. We’ve had them for about a week and they have grown so much. We noticed that instead of just wandering around the bottom of the cup where the food is, they are starting to make their way to the top...

A Monday Kind of Metamorphosis- Part 2

Part 2 It was a Wednesday.  Allison’s caterpillars came in the mail yesterday; five little larva, not more than a few centimeters when they arrived, they have already grown to a full inch. Those caterpillars eat like little piggies! Allison enjoys checking their cup...

Grief

Grief. It feels like a big, hairy, beast Has moved in with me. It is constantly nipping at my heels And won’t leave me alone. I tried being patient with it. It kept nipping. The constant nipping made me angry. And I raged against it. It kept nipping. I was busy with...