How have I escaped death this summer While I’ve been delighting in clear blue skies and purple wildflowers and crispy cold lakes And the taste of amber beer and 11o’clock pizzas and the look of short shorts… You’ve been walking along lantern-lit streets And talking amongst cafe goers Who speak of death and their attempts … More Walking different directions around a clock
I still think of you, now and then. Sometimes I’ll flip open my phone and miss finding a message from you. The other day I was thinking about what a delight receiving letters in the mail would be, and wouldn’t it be nice if I sent a friend one? The first person that popped into my … More Crinkly Eyes and His Friend, The Watering Can
When you experience loss, you can run dry of things to say to the world. Nothing to say, because you’ve lost the part of you that was interesting. Nothing to talk about, so it gets way easier to slowly drift away from everyone, ripple-lines softer and wider, floating down the Land of the Long White … More The Land of the Long White Clouds
“I’m so glad I don’t have to regret knowing you.” Sometimes it can surprise you, what a relief a simple realization such as this can be. Find a means to reconcile with someone today, discover some closure, even if it can only ever be something like forgiveness.
Last night I was surprised to have you show up in my dreams again. I’m not sure why exactly I was surprised, I guess it’s just because you just weren’t invited. But since it was a scene of my humiliation, of course you were there. After all, it was in a dream that we first … More A Visitor (in my dreams)