I dreamt of her two nights in a row. The first night, I saw her leaving a train and our eyes met - I forgot to look away - and her smile melted all the tightness in my chest into warmth. She hugged me and sparkled so brightly that I thought I’d go blind - … Continue reading and I wanted to
by Emily Vulcano I threw up after most of my meals when I was young, because I had a boyfriend who would say to me, “Really? you’re going to eat THAT?” in the cafeteria. I lost friends after he said they only talked to me because I look like a slut. I walked with my … Continue reading Good Enough
This transitional period of time, between apartments. Where you’re living out of a bag of clothing, all of your stuff packed away, curtains stripped from the windows, movers scheduled for Sunday. It feels like you’re living in a home that is no longer yours. You’re an illegal squatter. An odd, odd limbo. Why does moving … Continue reading The Year Mark
His left leg can't stop bouncing he's smiling and doesn't know what to do with his hands, when he holds mine, they're sweaty, but after I kiss him for twenty minutes he calms down. Call me Xanax. ~~~~~ She and I stroll like old times, exchanging gossip, laughing over our old loves, our old jokes, … Continue reading Nostalgia Snippets
For the longest time [or so it feels] I’ve been cooped up, afraid to leave my little space and room lest something uncomfortable or unfamiliar occurs. What a contrast to the person I used to be! Not even a year ago, I would jump at any excuse to go outside, to meet new people, experience … Continue reading ‘Tis the Season
I don't like the term Man plans and God laughs It implies a vindictive and Vengeful God Who finds amusement in our confusion Who smirks when we trip. I vote we change it to Man plans and God winces "No, don't go that way, it won't work" But still we do. We plan. He doesn't … Continue reading Here We Go Again!