Floating lazily Steam wafting all around me Adrift in the clouds.
I bet I'm not the only one. "Normal" is coming back. Here's the problem: I never was "normal"; I never liked "normal"; I was never able to pull off "normal". I haven't missed it, although the way, many ways, it went missing made me angry and distraught. Returning to it is akin to a death … Continue reading Life on the Outside: Getting Back to Normal When You Never Really Were
Scenes have come and scenes have gone. Fragmented clips play in the background. Heavy curtains hanging silent at distant edges, become visible, bringing about a curious tilt of the head and a questioning furrow to the eyebrows. Supporting. Names appear, rolling from the bottom, … Continue reading Credits
I envy them, their branches swaying, rocking, swirling, bouncing, Entranced by the music in the breeze, flexing and bowing against the rushing, whooshing rhythms from ancient times, from around the earth Winds as old as life, as constant as music in memory. Skirts of brown and green and gray lifting, flying, swirling, lying. And … Continue reading Tribal Dance
In the darkest of the wee hours Quiet save for the white noise of forced heat and the hum of silence I half-wake into that twilight place and find that I am huddled snugly beneath the down My left leg tucked like a puzzle piece between your legs. They are cool. I strain through the … Continue reading Blanket