and secrets ...
only the moon
stayed up as late
—Ribbons, Tanka Cafe (theme: spring/summer), spring/summer 2016
When we were young kids, why was it so exciting to spend the night with friends and cousins? And why was it such a thrill to stay up until at least midnight, whispering, and also, if we managed to pull it off, downing "midnight snacks"? Back when times were much simpler….