Monthly Archives: November 2018

The Parsimony

It can’t have been easy. Her life had been entirely over there from start to finish but that was finished and she was starting over again over here with nothing and no one helping. I forget that sometimes when I … Continue reading

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The Hopes and Dreams of a Generation

At the open mic in front of the strangers he played the song that he wrote just for her. They all rooted for him as she, young gamine, starry-souled looked on, heart fully open and ready to take in whatever … Continue reading

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It’s Not Love – Grave Return

No, you’re probably right. I’m getting it wrong misunderstanding the sequence. I’m not familiar with all these terms. It’s been a while, y’see. It’s not love. It must be something else that I’m feeling. Something simple or really primitive. Naïve. … Continue reading

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The Subject of You

They are bored of me speaking about you. I am bored of me speaking about you. You is by far not my favorite vowel – there is one I am so much more used to luxuriating on and my friends, … Continue reading

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The Nose

I’m sorry; you’re not doing it right. You’re just not street enough not dark enough nor urban or dangerous or hip enough. You’re just not what we’re looking for. You’re not what anyone’s looking for. You’re not the sort of … Continue reading

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I Sound Like a Monster

The people I am trying to know sense my ulterior motives even when I do not. They know, somehow, that I only want them for their beauty or wealth, their strength of arms or skill with a stick. They can … Continue reading

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Theory of Growth

The cars currently on the street are parked based on the spaces available left by the previous attendants much like trees move toward the source of light to grow and twist for best effect. We all are formed from the … Continue reading

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Financial Planning

So it looks like we’re gonna have to walk back a bunch of recent decisions. The Tesla’s gotta go. The Malibu vacation? Another year. No gold-encased shrimp boat for the foreseeable and all subscriptions to servant-of-the-month clubs have had to … Continue reading

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Perceptions

What?! Why on a night like this so cold so cutting would you go so deep ask such penetrating questions so smoothly so sharply? Did I offer permission give any hint we had reached such a point that you could … Continue reading

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Like Dylan I

I always wanted to get to know you better but you never seemed to care. All my offers, invitations and presented opportunities fell like lead zeppelins plopping pointlessly into the seas. You just weren’t that into me in any possible … Continue reading

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