Author Archives: Jonathan Berger

About Jonathan Berger

I used to write quite a bit more.

It Rises

She rests on my chestand I pull her closer still. I feel her nerves. I hear her heart it pulses against me as I breathe. I hope that the closeness calms quiets kills and stills the crazy energy barely bridled … Continue reading

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“Yes” You

You said yes and the days are like diamonds. You said yes and I am concussed. You said yes and I’m wicked mixed nature: I’m pleased as pie, but my confusion’s robust. You said yes which I thought wouldn’t happen. … Continue reading

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Tides

At some point it will be easy to write again. The ideas will flow the words will dribble out of the pen the sentences simply stream from my fingers as I tippity type them onto the page. Someday the process … Continue reading

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Looks Believe

There are parts of the world that don’t look realso ethereal are their beauty so extraordinary their shades. Some things are too glorious to be true I have seen photographs that feel like they must be doctored but for my … Continue reading

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Over

No you’re right, obviously, I’m not over you, otherwise, I wouldn’t have been in touch to let you know that I was over you, that should have been obvious on my way over here. I would not have asked you … Continue reading

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Worn Pants

My pants are stitched back together – messily – by me. The sewing is pisspoor the patches mismatched the stitches uneven and in places unfixed the pants are wearing away and filthy but I worked on these pants knitting them … Continue reading

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Marital Bliss II

Thank you, dear,for reminding me, when I commented on the peaches on the table, that it was you who’d stained the table – sorry, counter, I misspoke. Counter. You selected the material you bought the material you cleared me out … Continue reading

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Marital Bliss

The peaches you left in the bowl on the counter were so ripe – overripe – that the juice burst from my mouth to my hand to my shirt to the floor to the counter – which had so recently … Continue reading

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Love in the Time of Corona #8

She said my last human touch was two months ago. She swallowed the drink and looked at me with my pulse her only accompaniment. What about you? she asked but I had no answer. I couldn’t think back that far … Continue reading

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Death in the Time of Corona #96

My uncle escaped Nazi-occupied Austria alone trekked to Zurich then London and lost his parents. He lasted through many careers and many years and through the rest of his family and generation. He saw them all through and now he … Continue reading

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