Life – With a pinch of salt

Everything passes. It has to. That's the beauty and tragedy of it.

Choco-chip cookies…

The bus rolled in sharp at five as usual and I got on, eager to get out of the chill. As I paid my fare and took my seat across … Continue reading

February 9, 2017 · Leave a comment

A letter to myself from an older me…

Oh, and the flowers will wilt And “true” love will fade And in the years to come A lifetime of mistakes will be made Still, when you look in the … Continue reading

December 5, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Interloper…

She came one day, in the blink of an eye Like the simple batting of eyelashes, Wanting to blend in, to make it count Natural, adaptive, like sight itself… But … Continue reading

December 3, 2016 · 4 Comments

In exchange…

Call me pretty and give me wine And I will love you and make you mine Kiss me tender and hold me tight And I will transform your chaos to quiet … Continue reading

November 21, 2016 · Leave a comment

Nonchalance…

“You should stop being jealous…” he said, in the aftermath of their lovemaking. “…She will always be mine.” His eyes, boring into her soul, finished the sentence. In that brief … Continue reading

November 19, 2016 · Leave a comment

A walk down sham-ory lane…

She thought deep and hard about her decisions, trying to unearth the questions from the recesses of her turbulent mind, like heavy flotsam from a sea-borne wreckage. “Why should I … Continue reading

November 17, 2016 · Leave a comment

Every day and every night…

Every day, I wake up soaked in a sense of unreality. Every day, I take a little bit longer to get out of bed. Every day, I promise myself tomorrow will … Continue reading

November 15, 2016 · 2 Comments