new year… thoughts in haiku

01. January 2011 poetry, randomness, updates, writing 0
new year haiku 1: “above mason dixon” at future in-laws. made first ever snow (wo)man taller than one foot. new year haiku 2: “you know you are an adult” a short list this year. received what i wanted most: kitchen aid, dyson. new year haiku 3: “best of all” ring shines in tree lights. sweet ...

a bleak midwinter: thawing out (the beginning)

04. October 2010 photos, updates, writing 0
so i’ve written before about how, when under diress, i shut up for a while. it’s like a mental hibernation.  in order to make it through extreme conditions, i retreat into a cave.  i wait out the hard weather. august began another writing hiatus for me.  the middle of august, to be precise. school started. ...

glimpse of grief: 1

e m p t y s p a c e . he arranged the pillows in the place where she used to rest. he found his arm around… but the feathers and all the down collapsed at his embrace. he turned the other way. this was only the thirteenth day without her face by his. ...

closer than you think.

29. May 2010 writing 4
“would you describe me as ‘lively?\'” she asked. the man poked his head out of the refrigerator. “um, compared to me?” “not necessarily.  it’s more of a general question.  the mustard’s on the third shelf in the door.” “oh.” he grabbed his condiment of choice and shut the fridge. “so?” “so what?” “am i lively?” ...