Autumn's Own

By Mel Livatino

For two glorious days I had been following my windshield into autumn. I was traveling whatever roads looked like they would take me to a beautiful day beside beautiful lakes in south and central Wisconsin.

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Thank You

By Mel Livatino

Through all the latter days
of her dementia
the only words she knew
by heart were “Thank you”
and “I love you.”

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Crossing Borders

By Mel Livatino

The boundaries we encounter as we journey through life may divide use from some, but they can also bring us closer to others.

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Wintry Rooms of Love

By Mel Livatino

We have only so long to ask the questions we need to ask, have the conversations we need to have, spend the time we need to spend and heal whatever hurt our hearts are holding.

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