Monthly Archives: April 2015

Ziggy Stardust

was the album I played every day of the year I smoked pot mornings before school except when I had a French quiz then I waited til lunch I wore blue mascara and cover up for the bags under my … Continue reading

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A poem by Kaylin Haught, one of my favorites

God Says Yes To Me Kaylin Haught I asked God if it was okay to be melodramatic and she said yes I asked her if it was okay to be short and she said it sure is I asked her … Continue reading

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X

She wears an X behind her ear like a stamp from Auschwitz purple tattoo denoting rebellion tattoos are so mainstream now it only looks sad like she’s put an X on thinking put an X on being part of things … Continue reading

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Wedding

Pouffed hair borrowed tux with tails not really their style   A lone classical guitarist providing atmosphere they didn’t choose   The clouds parted and dried the wet grass a half hour before the ceremony   A wedding in a … Continue reading

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Violation

If I want to write something angry, I can always write about V.  That usually works.  I can focus on her unfairness to me, or I can look at how she was violated, resist my urge to think she courted … Continue reading

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Undoing

Here is something I’ve always wanted to do.  Climb a mountain without getting tired, or just the good kind of tired, where I’m strong and healthy but feel good aches and strong sore muscles.  The food I eat is the … Continue reading

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Trouble

That’s what we each thought when we spotted each other across the room.  Trouble.  Way too cute.  Better avoid that one. But he inched up on me.  We had mutual friends so conversation came easy, and soon it seemed like … Continue reading

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