What I Miss

Paul loved playing the piano What I Miss Twelve years didn’t erase him. He is still with me everyday. The memories haven’t dimmed. I clearly see his face, his clear blue eyes, his buzzed hair in my mind. I miss hearing him play his music as his bent fingers lightly trickled up and down the keyboard. I miss hearing his footsteps on the stairs and hardwood floors as he prowled around the house at night. I miss hearing his deep voice as he said, “hello” when he came home from work I also miss his expertise. He solved our computer problems at night leaving carefully written instructions in his childish printing for us to find the next morning. I don’t miss his smoking, I don’t miss his bad moods during his last few years, I don’t miss that his sickness sometimes made him angry and me angry at him. No, I don’t miss those things. But, I don’t think about them. I just think about the things about him that I miss. 2008, 2011 … [Read more...]

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