Monthly Archives: February 2017

Point Nine Five

They stopped next to the bridge for a drink. They were slumming taking a glance at how the other ninety eight point nine five lived. It wouldn’t take long. They ordered soft drinks for they were unsure if “soda” was … Continue reading

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One Thousand Jennifers

I wrote this for Jennifer. Not her. A different one that I have known a little longer and thought about for quite a while: you. Even you, Jennifer, were not the first. I have met dozens of Jennifers – hundreds … Continue reading

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Strange Girls and Brave Boys

When you get where you’re going don’t let them think you know too much. Don’t use that snide tone I hear from you that you think I don’t hear. I hear it quite well thank you very much. I simply … Continue reading

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Wail Like a Siren

The sirens blared as the ambulance left the building but I don’t know why they bothered. She was already dead had only been recently discovered. People die all the time old people, doubly so. It was no surprise that she … Continue reading

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For Alex, Whatever Your Name May Be

For six months whenever I can I have taken the same booth with a view of the back corner so I can see you, Alexandra, plates in hand delivering delicacies straight from the kitchen. The uniform pinky polyester cannot disguise … Continue reading

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Carly

Hey, before we get all into it: it wasn’t about you. What you heard me say yesterday? I wasn’t referring to you. I get how you’d think that what with the context and the language and the fairly specific references … Continue reading

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No Victor

God, those songs that you sang tonight the first one am then the second… they made me so angry angry at you at me and the universe for allowing such atrocities to exist. (“Mommy, if there is a god why … Continue reading

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Further from the Truth

I think I hate my girlfriend and her stupid cats but she’s got a really great apartment so I keep her around. I’m not a big fan of change and she’s a big fan of bills – in her purse, … Continue reading

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17 Tips for the Gentlemanly Man

Always say you’ll call the next day even if she’s already put out. After spilling your seed on the sheets offer to sleep in the wet spot. Do not actually do so but be sincere in your offer, so sincere … Continue reading

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A Change Has Had to Come

So recently you seemed perfect but now you’re weathered worn the elements have done something or maybe it’s simply a matter of perception. Possibly the more of you I’ve seen the less mysteriously magic you appear. Maybe I’ve gotten used … Continue reading

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