Monthly Archives: March 2012

more beautiful

i hadn’t seen her in weeks. i immediately noticed that she looked more astonishingly beautiful than usual and i commented on it. she had dropped 15 pounds, revealing the sleek, svelte shape that is natural for her. but weight loss … Continue reading

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new car confessions

confession: when i met her last night, i didn’t realize she was the same person i’d admired on stage. she is much smaller off stage, sweeter and softer. she reminds me that performers are performing.  confession: i need to be … Continue reading

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free

what if i allowed myself to be who i really am? what if i allowed myself to be as lazy as i want to be, to lay around in bed with books, to write only what i want to write, … Continue reading

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confessions that might crash

confession: i haven’t practiced the piano in weeks. confession: i haven’t done most of what i’m supposed to do in months. confession: i freaked out on monday morning and then again on tuesday afternoon. monday morning’s freakout was resolved with … Continue reading

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sweetheart

i go by many different names. they are all my “real” names. they aren’t fake names. i answer to them. they represent me. i rarely use my legally-given name, because it doesn’t suit me as well as angel, pretty, diva, bear, tiger, grandma, … Continue reading

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luck

i believe in four kinds of luck: charmed people who are born lucky at most things most of the time, beginner’s luck, random luck that can strike anyone or anywhere in occasional instances, and the luck you make for yourself. since i have … Continue reading

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perky confessions

confession: papi had to cut me out of a dress this week. no one got hurt. confession: i wish i were skinnier and leggier and taller, even though others tell me i’m skinny and leggy and tall enough. i wonder when i’ll … Continue reading

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