Month: May 2004

This Is A Short Flight for Someone with Everything to Think About

It made me sick of myself that I felt so sad leaving such a disgusting country. I couldn’t keep myself from looking out the window of the plane, hoping that Michael would come at the last minute and stop me from leaving. He won’t try to stop me, I thought, but I couldn’t stop thinking […]

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En Español: Come Me

I enjoy learning those little things about you that you’d prefer I didn’t remember:you like being cold. Those tiny insights into you work together to hold my interestnot unlike the way lions work together to take down a gazelle.They are not vicious, just hungryand your personality longs for appreciation even if you want to go […]

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Wondering Which Continent You’re On

I drive along the interstate with my windows rolled downafter dropping my friends at their homes— my friend who is as lecherous as I am but much more crude in his expression of his longing for indiscretion my other friend who is as codependent as I am but much more exclusive in his efforts to […]

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Thieves

Tommy strolled down the street nonchalantly on his 18-inch Huffy bicycle considering the best possible stories to explain his tardiness to his mother when he returned home. His mother bought him a watch two days ago because he so often simply said that he was late because he didn’t know what time it was. He […]

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Indifferent Infatuation

I am the balloon that floats inches below the ceilingin the corner of your bedroomI am the dog who sits all day waiting for a walk or to fetch a stickin the makeshift house in your backyardI am the plant that you watered three weeks ago sitting just outside the area lit each day by […]

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