He couldn’t get a job but he still drank. She approached him like she would a hurt lion and dragged him to bed; at least he’d lost weight.
They met on a cruise, married days later. He hardly knew her but that was the appeal. She got ill soon after the honeymoon….
no, it’s the continuing series of small tragedies
that send a man to the
not the death of his love
but a shoelace that snaps
with no time left …
The dread of life
is that swarm of trivialities
that can kill quicker than cancer
and which are always there -
license plates or…
Why “I Love You” Doesn’t Always Have To Be Spoken Aloud
When my grandmother first said “those” three words to my grandfather,
she said them by tossing a pinch of salt over her shoulder at their wedding.
When I first really said them, they were to myself as an apology
for nineteen years of viewing my body as a wound in need of a tourniquet,
i stare at boys so much how do they not notice