Monthly Archives: January 2015

One day at a bus station

Broken windows and empty hallways A pale dead moon in the sky streaked with gray Human kindness is overflowing And I think it’s going to rain today Scarecrows dressed in the latest styles With frozen smiles to chase love away … Continue reading

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the day i began to sympathize with sony

I have read with disinterest the story of Sony vs. Kim Jung Mini Me. I figure if you make a satire about assassinating a crazy foreign leader, you deserve whatever you get. The end. And then. I realized that long … Continue reading

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i can’t even

He’s wearing asics running shoes. They’re neon orange, so you know he’s serious. He glances over at me. I give him the Stink Eye. He starts crying. The race is on. Sure, he’s only 3 months old (I’m just making … Continue reading

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long runs and short memories

how can I go home with nothing to say I know you’re going to look at me that way and say what did you do out there and what did you decide you said you needed time and you had … Continue reading

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i told him my dog wouldn’t run

I got in my car and I drove Over the bridge to the coast Wondering where does old love go — the prophet Larkin — I was trotting to the proof machine at around 10 p.m. when the ice pick … Continue reading

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things i wish i had said, part 47

“I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” — maya angelou

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old lang syne

Just for a moment I was back at school And felt that old familiar pain And as I turned to make my way back home The snow turned into rain — the prophet fogelberg — Shoes are like love affairs. … Continue reading

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