Monthly Archives: April 2017

confessions of the wrong tattoo

confession: i’ve spent three years searching for the artist to ink my next tattoo. i’ve found her in philadelphia, the right artist but the wrong tattoo. i know before she’s designed my idea that it will be the wrong tattoo, … Continue reading

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booby traps

i’m booby-trapped on the inside. there are triggers and springs and gaps and holes with camouflaged covering and nets waiting to snag me. environmental factors, calendar dates, thoughts, memories,  feelings, or physical sensations can set off any of the traps … Continue reading

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confessions of kinder with irritable undertones

confession: i’m trying to be kinder which requires more effort than i feel i can muster in certain moments which is why and when i have to exert more effort and mindfulness. trying to be kinder this morning meant deleting the text message i was typing … Continue reading

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a letter unsent

i have a 24 hour rule for thick-feeling correspondence. i wait 24 hours between writing and sending to see if feelings have shifted by the act of writing. i wait to see if what i’ve written will benefit the reader, … Continue reading

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