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Monday Night


winds picked up the house is quiet storm coming I could hear the sound of lawn mowers outside most of the day the heat in the house is a nice change so much so my lunch was late long and lazy reading and sipping coffee sweet and light as I cut the […]

Sugar Baby


I’m normally not anxious but I must be because the half a box of Sugar Babies you left by your chair are gone I don’t really like them and they stick to my teeth yep they’re gone you being there and me here is the pits harder than I thought […]

A Single Word


the temperature dropped about thirty degrees Mardi Gras may not care but I do it is freezing the wind is up I can tell cause that same branch knocks on the metal roof and the house is so quiet that is the only sound I hear well not the only […]

Life Rescheduled


thunderstorms hung over the house all morning about to mess with my calendar even though I dressed for what I thought I was going to do today then undressed as rain pelted the roof and bounced down the street she was so close her lips so sweet I moved what […]

Styrofoam Memories


it was after my first cup of tea but well before I was thinking of a second that the thick morning fog was in full but slow retreat much like my thoughts this morning as I pondered the day ahead I felt chilled even though it is hot and humid […]

Roof Rain


a symphony of rain played on the oldmetal roof for days it was like nightcame early around three or so we talked quietly andtouched the timeaway sweet cooking smellsof chicken and garlicrice and beans took the chill out of the day as the afternoon slidinto night for real