Time swiftly navigated the cold tile floor of the room they called mine and positioned himself at the side of the bed that was assigned to me. He adjusted his oval reading glasses and from his hip revealed a pen. With a click of the hammer, Time readied his instrument and prepared for notetaking on […]Read more "Time’s Iris"
I sign another line. This time, I do not think about the hoops and swirls and dots. I don’t stop to break a stroke. My hand is stable and my eyes are dry. I flip the paper. I sign another line… …It was a long time ago. When I was young, younger than you are […]Read more "I am Christmas Morning"
I walk the edge of the crowd watching for cracks in the pavement like a child. And like a child, I stare at the ostentatious drunkery that dances around me. I convince myself that I am within myself and outside of everything else. I tell stories in my head about the people I see and […]Read more "Hope for Love is My River of Slime"
I listen as he talks. His hands move in sync with his mouth. His fingers and his voice dance together in perfect modulation. His wavelength is hypnotic and while he is not talking to me directly, I am transfixed enough to forget temporarily that he has trained himself to perform this wonderful manipulation, “Diane claimed our program […]Read more "Between Men"
So, here I am again….let my guard down and started to let someone in and they backed out. This time was three months. Sometimes it’s less than that, sometimes it’s a little longer, but not by much. I’m tired. Tired of pretending that it doesn’t matter. That the next Mr. Right Now is around the […]Read more "Forever Alone?"
There were two men. One was a good man who acted in malicious ways. The other was a bad man who wore the mask of a good one. I loved them both. I was deceived by both. One tricked me with a lie. The other made me out for a fool. Both were absorbed with […]Read more "The Big Win"
He planned to go down with his ship. A good Captain always does. He didn’t realize others would go with him. He didn’t realize how fast a ship can sink. He didn’t realize a lot of things. But here he is. Standing outside his bar. His hands in his pockets and eyes towards the sky. […]Read more "O Bartender! My Bartender!"
Hey Big Spoon, I want you to know that I would be your Little Spoon. I would kiss your hands, your cheaks and your nose. I would kiss each eye, forevermore. And hey Big Spoon, I know you have things to do. Agendas and plans and places to conquer. Titles and people. Roles and ideas. […]Read more "Hey Big Spoon"
I went back in time to the house I built, and the house he built. He said we built it together. I knew we built it separately. I went back in time to find reason and validity. I searched for slugs in the cracks of it’s foundation. I found nothing but salt in these wounds, […]Read more "Three Ghosts"
Oh Snapchat The King and Queen of ghosting; you had me at… Whoa, this filter is like my own personal airbrush artist. It does for nudes what spanks did for dieters AND it adds at least five hypothetical hours onto my sleep cycle. Fucking amazing. Hold up. It’s a flower crown. Ever since I was […]Read more "Oh Snap"