I leaned over the table and gifted her the magic of my definition of grace. She leaned back in her seat, thought for a moment, then nodded. “You are very wise.” “Isn’t she just?” my other friend added. “Ah, but we’re all wise here in our own special way. I mean, in the pub quiz of… Continue reading
I didn’t know him at all. I wasn’t even aware of his existence until a day ago but I had hoped as I always hope when these stories start. They start the same, don’t they? Someone missing….pleas to help find them because well, they know….fragile mental states….walking away….last seen. He’s been found as I’d hoped… Continue reading
Overflowing sink and tears I turn the music up and begin to frantically dance I message a friend I’m dancing like a middle aged lady In a Lifetime movie Going through a crisis If I remember correctly After this is when my groove comes back For the moment though There is only sweat And rapidly… Continue reading This is What I Really Call a Party Now…
We stay up til midnight Like we used to Whispering Curled into each other This time though I am using this As a confessional I am pouring my heart out Into his Into the soaking wet pillow The things I’ve been afraid to name Suddenly there Hanging in the air between us He plucks them… Continue reading
Tears keep falling hot and heavy Sliding in paths I’m surprised Haven’t become canyons on my cheeks by now Carved out of years Of being too little too much And pain that just never seems to quite leave As if I’ve left just the tiniest bit of infection behind I’m watching myself Walk away… Continue reading Had a Bad Day Again…
The other day I wanted to let you in. Expose the darkest parts of me. Let you see in the physical and emotional sense how not okay I am or have been. I wonder what the point is of hiding or not hiding. Will it only hurt you to know how twisted my insides are?… Continue reading
My mark on this world is like my footprint in the snow. Intangible to hold, fading, sometimes clear and others soft. In some small ways, this is comforting and in others, a total mindfuck.