Real life

i’m not lost

i had some errands to run today and they took me to some unfamiliar corners of the city (and beyond). With GPS set, i left Delaware county and headed to Dublin. i rolled down the window, soaked in the very pleasant day, sneezed a bit and just drove. Up ahead, i caught sight of a … Continue reading

Real life

i am broken

She  asked me, “Does it ever go away?” and i wanted to tell her it did… but couldn’t lie to her. “No,” i told her… “it doesn’t ever go away…” and she continued crying – her pale skin blotching with emotion… her shaking hands taking kleenex after kleenex from mine . i told her that … Continue reading

Music / Real life

Pride

They say that membership has its privileges.  This has become clear to me over the last few years. Sometimes we fear inclusion… fear the scarlet letters that might be stitched to us… fear the penalties that could be levied against us. Some of use fear real physical retribution. But the membership… the belonging… does have … Continue reading

Music / Real life

Bitch in heat

i’ve spent the last few days in perpetual heat, i tell ya. Ridiculous. The weekend provided many titillating moments and the rest of my sexual tension has been due – in large part – to J… who’s been rummaging around in the darkest recesses of my mind for all manner of whims… things i’ve not … Continue reading