You announced your deed in the dead of night. Crouching in the shadows. A body lay, still and cold at your feet. Thank you. You can have the wet cat food today.
Before I met your eyes, in the lobby of a chain restaurant (it was 10:30 PM on a Tuesday, and Applebees was open and on the way back to my place.) I had often been the seduced NPC. Sometimes, I was Tika to Aeris no, Terra to Celes; (or was it the other way around?) … More The Lonely NPCs
There is a magpie nest, nestled in my neighbors tree. I wonder if that is where the diamond necklace my grandmother had made from her engagement ring after a bitter divorce (he ran off with the next door neighbor– he did not run very far– and he later fell through the bathroom … More The Magpie’s Treasure
There are 1,001 things that need to be fixed in this old house; But the ones I want to fix the most Are the cracks between you and I.
I leave my cups of coffee all over the house (Mostly in the computer room) And they get cold, And the milk congeals on the top in swirls, And I rinse them out and start again.
Your speech disrupts my quiet introspection. You never stop and stare at the beauty in trash. In fact, You wonder what I am doing, staring at piles of garbage left on lawns.