BUT WHAT IS IT THAT I WANT?

Ever torn between my age in numbers and how I feel that I should slow down not measure my minutes for their industriousness. We’re younger than we’ve ever been before and for so much longer. That my mother, my father had to commit to life together houses together dogs cats children jobs – well didContinue reading “BUT WHAT IS IT THAT I WANT?”

HALTED ROMANCE

Beginning: coy smile / upturned face rays of light dancing on a naked wooden table possibility flashing like the jittery strobes of an angry ambulance Middle: excitement pooling in the fingers / the toes and suddenly halted like a line of traffic stilled by the moving wall of a freight train through two towns evenContinue reading “HALTED ROMANCE”

ONCE THOUGHT

I am humbled by my path to nowhere It’s not a hero’s journey afterall, as was once thought In fact it’s rather un- spectacular milling through the myriad daily concerns I didn’t choose it It took mounds of hush/hush/hush in my mind so that I could at least pretend to care If I had oneContinue reading “ONCE THOUGHT”