Gone By

Every day I wake and Around me squats a city of steel and concrete. Roaring trucks trundle past my window, Their exhaust leaving trails in the still morning air, and the Howling wind breaking against half-finished buildings keeps me from sleeping. Deep breath in, I close my eyes; imagining the Arbors of my youth, falling asleepContinue reading “Gone By”

Lovers Lie

I love waking you up just before I disappear into the freezing black of a winter’s morning, when I’m dressed in something flattering, professional, and uncomfortable, and you’re still naked, nestled between the sheets and our electric blanket like a flower petal pressed between two pages in a book. I love waking you up, theContinue reading “Lovers Lie”