Monthly Archives: January 2011

Happiness is Safe in My Pocket

Put this in my pocket. This happy, soft reminder I can roll between my cold fingertips deep in the folds of my wool pea coat. My subtle smile on pale, chapped lips conceals this secret that can’t be shared in … Continue reading

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The Last Exhale

It was inevitable that this sun-soaked path would grow shadowed and chilly. I was lost. In my gut I had been waiting for this moment, but still blinked in confusion as the sterile blue sky clouded over. The breeze, which … Continue reading

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The Squirrels Will Be to Blame

The next plague will be spread by the urban squirrels, fat and bloated, and holding court on dumpsters lining the alley ways. Their grey fur stretches over thick bellies despite the winter weather and naked tree limbs. The resources here … Continue reading

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