Monthly Archives: March 2015

Make An Island Of Yourself

In the dark humid room of my crowded candlelit hot yoga class, I wasn’t thinking about the things that have transpired in the past couple months; I wasn’t thinking about the crying shaking panic attack and flashbacks I would inevitably have in the … Continue reading

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Penelope and the Cage

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Gorgeous Little Girl

Some nightmares we can never wake from. They hunger for the of places in you rich with memory and fear. They nibble and gnaw and drink and suck and feed, Like parasites: The amygdala The frontal lobe The hippocampus The … Continue reading

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And Are You Thinking Of Me When

You seem very well. Things look peaceful. I’m not quite as well. I thought you should know. –Alanis Morissette

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Visionary

I loved you in spite of yourself. Like a visionary, I peered through the veils of your flesh and bones and the thick indomitable chains of your consciousness, and saw something bold and vulnerable, something ravishing and terrifying all at … Continue reading

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Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

I ought to grieve, but cannot what I ought; I mourn the lover, not lament the fault; I view my crime, but kindle at the view, Repent old pleasures, and solicit new; Now turn’d to Heav’n, I weep my past … Continue reading

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Addict

I spend a lot of time staring at my phone these days, thinking how easy it would be. Just a flick of my thumb and I could hear your voice again. I could forgive you. I could pretend nothing happened. … Continue reading

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