Tag: Fiction

This is Friday night

This is Friday night

This is Friday night at the country club for dinner with my Ivy League husband where we will act surprised to see all the same people we saw last Friday night at the country club for dinner. The pale blue undertones in my $500 J […]

Lady Moth

Lady Moth

Why are butterflies more beautiful than moths? With their loud colors, their sturdy wings, their pretentious stories of transformation as if that one time they changed was some grand accomplishment. The butterfly had no control over that change. It was a pregnancy, giving birth to […]

Charcoal Skies

Charcoal Skies

The sky is charcoal grey with stars in every direction. In the distance, lightning flashes like an orange ball illuminating a low hanging clump of storm clouds. Cool air, smelling of salt and fish is tumbling around me pushing against my jacket, playing with my […]

You Can Not Trust Your Eyes

She knows that she looks sweet. She looks tender. Pretty. There’s an innocence about mher that inspires you to let down your guard. You want to protect her. How kind. You should know, it’s too late for your protection. There is no part of her […]

A Reconnaissance For Love

A Reconnaissance For Love

That’s the tragedy of love after loss.  No one climbs to the watchtower to look out for patience or forgiveness.  No one sends out a reconnaissance for love.

Sunrise and Sunset

Sunrise and Sunset

He is the grounded earth and I am the fickle sky and on the horizon his green and my blue make the fuzzy grey line where we mix, where we blend, where we are “we” and “us.”

I Have A Hunger Without Shape or Home

I have a hunger without shape or home.  It beats through my body and fills me, pushing its way out with every breath, searching for you. It’s the way I stand taller next to you. It’s the way I can’t stop from smiling.  It’s the way […]