Monthly Archives: February 2013

There is no December

The cold hands of January grasp at February’s promise, the warmth of March always just out of reach. You rub my shoulders, kiss away the ache as April continues her rain over gentle, submissive May. We sing the song of … Continue reading

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summer, 1984 (my twelfth year)

Sometimes, I pretend my ceiling is the night sky, that the broken light fixture is the moon surrounded by thousands of silver stars. At night, the grumbling of my stomach doesn’t end. There is never enough of the bland cheese … Continue reading

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