In a manner of speaking, people were not who they appeared. The jack o’lanterns were grinning, grinning up and down the lane like an appreciative audience. Fire hydrant, said the dogs. Heaven-sent. Howl enough. Ribsy ribsy. Fortuitous leaves shade the sidewalks. Sinister furry things, winged bats velvet as night. They sing Kyrie Eleison, Lord have […]
It’s a flammable world, and we are the tinder. Spar masts and flax rigging, your English sails wouldn’t bear the heat, whiplashed and snapping like a thunderclap. Ashley’s playing electric guitar and I’m drinking already. It surprises me when people say I’m well-read. It’s not true, but I like it. An autodidact is always attractive. […]
She had wanted a boy who would call her Baby, just like that, like a name and less that she was his child but she wanted that too, how could she want so much and how could he give it all and retain his importance? It was that importance with which she was unfamiliar. His […]
I keep wishing for the days to go faster. They stretch interminably, blue sky blue sky blue sky long.
2010. Tomorrow is my brother Adam’s birthday. I wish I had money to get him something great– actually I wish I had cash laying around that I could send him for his tattoo fund. The boy has so many already, however. Tattoos really are addictive; I have one on my ankle which is fading. I […]
Lately I’ve been feeling like the most girlie girl in history; I’ve been lying on the couch reading Jane Austen’s Emma and eating bonbons. A couple nights ago I netflixed Little Women and cried three times. Not that I thought it was a particularly good movie; in fact, I didn’t like it. Laurie was an […]
Sorry. Let’s do a nice topic next, yes? It must be hard to read that one, just as it was hard to write. Not very well-written either. NOW! Onto bigger and better things! Your post! Let’s see. I think you should write about another time. Or maybe do it over? I feel okay saying that […]