A slow-glowing firefly rests where the cottage red garage door meets the pebbled tan foundation. It lights, labored, out of breath from a long summer winging warm night air. Across the gravel, honeysuckle continues a thin late bloom. One must come so near for barely a hint of perfume that filled the entire … Continue reading Greenroom. (Poem)
If overthinking is a combination of being intelligent but not having a hobby, or being over-caffeinated and not getting enough sleep, or being a little bit stressed and wearing your coping mechanisms so thin you can see through them like a bad alibi, or not socializing with your friends who distract and lift you positively, … Continue reading On Over-Thinking. (Prosery.) NaPoWriMo 2017.
You and I have grown past love the way a child grows past a sweater or wears down the heels of rainy season rubber boots You and I have fished for love the way a 'coon paws murky ponds, half in/half out in shameless hunkered stupor grasping at anything -anyone- to fill the void and … Continue reading NaPoWriMo. #2. (Poem)
Between packing my NY home and moving to VA, I stopped in the desert. My sister, evertheyounger, turned 50 last week; we flew out to surprise her and visit a while. Yes, she was utterly speechless and teary Saturday morning at The Egg and I (delicious breakfast, sweet staff, curious fellow diners). No, she never … Continue reading Sidestep West
re·la·tion·ship riˈlāSHənˌSHip/ noun: relationship; plural noun: relationships. the way in which two or more concepts, objects, or people are connected, or the state of being connected. "the study will assess the relationship between unemployment and political attitudes" synonyms: connection, relation, association, link, correlation. My ear hears this poorly. My heartscar feels this in defense and … Continue reading wordbomb: June 21.