Month: July 2015

July 31, 2015 admin No comments exist

She’s Gone She’s no longer here. Was she let go then? Nobody knows, nobody cares to address it. Messages sent suggest she’s been reassigned or resigned, but she may have ascended into heaven. There are no agents down here. Nobody will address this except in the most glancing deferential fashion, because they don’t really know…

July 24, 2015 admin No comments exist

Shopping for Panties at the Mall   At the mall with my daughter I pause to shop for panties for my fiancé who is middle-aged like me. Why are you shopping for her? she asks, quite reasonably. She has this thing for gray, I say. Almost all of her undies are gray. But gray is…

July 17, 2015 admin No comments exist

While You Were Out   While you were out I crushed a water bug found in the bathroom Complained with a neighbor about the stairs unrepaired until the landlord arrived Gave him a piece of my mind and he said he’d take care of it (of course, once again, he didn’t) Took the trash out…

July 10, 2015 admin No comments exist

Unseen Turbulence Of course you can see into the water for a distance. Then turbulence caused by a fish, upturned stone, who knows? Near the bottom fish and stone shift in sun and shadow. So do my feelings fold into a fish or get carried down by a stone. Unseen turbulence exists in me and…

July 6, 2015 admin No comments exist

My Rolling Void The lady whispered to leave you my void so I waited patiently till you had your fill, till your senses became inflamed, invective cursed my hands and name. I slipped out early by the sliding door and just before I closed it, I rolled my void into the room. I saw it…