Settling

Your mattress was uncomfortable But maybe it went further than that Maybe I should have looked further than that Maybe I should have recognized that even though I felt alive, I also didn’t recognize the person I was As I laid there, on your hard mattress, juxtaposed with your feather pillows Maybe I should have […]

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B is for Bacteria

No, not the bacteria that lies in waiting to attack your immune system, but the bacteria that infests your soul, your well-being, and your all-around state of being. The bacteria that comes on slowly, and then blindsides you, and leaves you in a disillusionment, and the all-encompassing feelings of bewilderment. Like a sleeper wave, the […]

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A is for Ambivalence

Utter transparency; I struggled with this title. On a typical day, I know what to write, but that is without the pressure of knowing that at some point, some unfortunate soul may read it. On the first go around, I had “A is for attachment.” Next came, “A is for apology.” Following this, nearly ensured […]

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