Tag: pain

Drip Dry

She stumbled out of the bar, as she had seamless nights before. Mouth like cotton, the dull streetlights again swirled dizzy. Beers to shots by midnight and a bouncer’s grip by two. Slouched in a taxi, she wondered where she was heading.    

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There is a crack in my windshield. A rock hit the upper corner on the passenger’s side.  It was one of those pops where I wasn’t sure if it hit the frame or the actual glass.  It was loud and sort of shocking.  I leaned over and saw the pronged star.  It wasn’t that big, but it looked deep.…

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Red Sweater

“He wasn’t always a pillar of ice. His warmth and good deeds were repaid with deceit and betrayal until little by little a chill took over.” -Donna Lynn Hope There’s cheating and then there’s betrayal. On the surface they seem to be the same, but they are not.  Cheating is breaking a rule, a promise,…

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White Sheet

I’m lost, broken down the middle of my heart. I have playlists that I listen to while I write.  Sometimes I work in silence if I’m arguing with myself, but for the most part there’s music.  I listen to the gamut. This song is on my “Time to Write About Ache” playlist.  I really love…

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Heavy Coat

Set me free.  Leave me be.  I don’t want to fall another moment in your gravity. There are songs that touch me as a human being and then there are songs that touch me as a woman.  This song is one of those songs.  I’m sure there are men out there that feel this song,…

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Mismatched Socks

There are times, fortunately not often, but times none the less when I am overwhelmed with sadness.  Days or moments when the world seems unfair.  I used to be a very optimistic person, naive and optimistic, but now I find that I am learning to expect nothing and that bad things happen.  Even now the…

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