Monthly Archives: September 2004

Chance Encounter

I embrace this body as if were mine, to own;it helps me to experience sensationsof being alive and free and loved. The warmth of skin, the scent of hair,the weight and pressure and softness,like a warm clean blanket,give me a … Continue reading

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Feedback

I got some feedback in my fiction workshop today on the latest short story I wrote, and I actually walked out feeling a little disheartened by things. perhaps it was mostly that one student in particular berated the story, and … Continue reading

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Giving Up

“Hey, Mary, come over here…you gotta meet this guy,” Thom called across the crowded den. Mary had come to this house with Thom and his girlfriend Aileen weeks ago, and every night seemed to be a party. She met the … Continue reading

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Madness Yet Lingers

madness yet lingers, though I can smile and laughI can spend time with loved ones and trytry to open my heart to all that’s around meand sure, there are those thoughts–thoughts that the new people I meet will be just … Continue reading

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On the Bike

one of the great things about riding a bicycle is that it puts you out there in the middle of your surroundings, creating a really well-rounded travel experience. yesterday, as I rode my bicycle home before class, I cruised down … Continue reading

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Baby Bro

my little brother played in his first high school football game the other night…they won 36-14, and bob (my brother, #17 on the right…the boy on the left is richie, bob’s best friend) scored a touchdown and a two-point conversion. … Continue reading

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The Corporation

so maybe all of those folks that rushed out to watch “the passion” should have dropped a few bucks to check out “the corporation”. now this was definitely a documentary that pointed out something from which we actually need some … Continue reading

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