Fall back with me one hour, for free- season changing, daylight waning- stay in bed and see. If you want more there’s hours galore- night extended, time suspended- this is what they’re for.
Oh I would walk with you through the mulberry grass ’til our toes were painted blue and your fingers brush my hand. Sit me down by the tree when our legs don’t want to stand. You can strum, I will sing in our new two person band. But you don’t play that song, not for me, […]
Here you are right at my feet you’re unassuming solid sweet You fit so tight and so complete That I forget the void beneath From where I stand I can’t quite seem to get a glimpse of underneath the better then, to paint you with an easel to support my myth You lay there still but still […]
Get in your car. Wait for it to warm up, like he would do. When your impatience catches up to you, 20 seconds later, put the gear in drive and head onto the highway, north. Pass the 7-mile and 8-mile and 11-mile exits and the accompanying suburbs thereafter. Don’t check your phone or pick at […]
one Three years ago, I lived in a gleaming sterile 42-story building in midtown Manhattan. Big as it was, it was dwarfed by the Empire State Building behind it– New York has a way of offering a ready reminder that you can always have more. I never wanted to live there in the first place […]
When I was married, I figured out the perfect plan to make the relationship work: if my husband and I both had strong feelings about a topic, we would compromise. And, if one person didn’t care and the other had an opinion, then that person would get what they wanted. It wasn’t complicated or clever it was […]
Tie breaker story for The Moth “Vices” Audio Here Dealing with my newfound singlehood after moving out of me and my ex’s apartment was all about self discovery. I wanted to find out who I was, what I liked. I wanted to exert my independence. And yes, I wanted to be more sexually self-sufficient. I brought out my […]
If you saw God– if it revealed itself to you thru some miracle or burst of light some inner flame, or burning bush, some apparition or death revoked– you would carry it in you always. You would know.
One night along a shallow lake there lay a campsite, pitched and staked, logs for a fire stacked beside in silence under dusky skies. None knows yet how this scene shall play- with plans abandoned, hopes dismayed? They may appear only to quit, no hammocks swayed nor matches lit. Perhaps they will not come at all– cold hearts and feet don’t wander […]
How many times can we bend till we break? How much strain can you take? What’s your tensile strength? Hold me, and then Like a kite with no weight Pull the line nice and straight Out of sight into space. If I pluck the string Will it vibe and erate? Will it snap in my face? What […]