Monthly Archives: August 2015

songwriting and poetry

he wrote a song about me. the song his ex-girlfriend had asked him to write for her. but i know what she didn’t know. i know you can’t ask a songwriter to write a song about you, at least not … Continue reading

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confessions without introductions

listening to that sad bluesy song on repeat today because i can’t listen to that song when the lyrics apply to my situation because then the song would be too sad to play. i can only listen to that song … Continue reading

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confessions between one trip and the next

confession: i suggested pedicures. he picked the color. matching blue toenail polish is a daily souvenir of a bonding experience at pinky’s nail salon and spa in branford, connecticut. confession: while people watching at airports i imagine what kinds of … Continue reading

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grossly in love

confession: i only danced three songs and was completely sweat-drenched. i took a tequila shot and had the first feel-good conversation with an ex-boy-best-friend in more than a year and a half. i spent the next two hours talking to … Continue reading

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from home, between coasts

at home during the summer i walk into the kitchen, open the freezer, and take out a fudge pop whenever i’m bored or hungry. from the northeast or northwest coast in the summer i walk in the woods during the … Continue reading

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