Accommodations

Anger roils within me, though I give it no surface. One dozen careers have I had, brief though some have been, and through them all, I’ve upheld my share of the coffin, pallbearer have I been for my own ambitions. A few fellow coffin-haulers did so with glad hands back-clapping me in gleeful celebration of…

Fireworks

I remember the first time. You sat in a chair, paying me little attention as I caressed your feet. Perhaps you were so unused to tenderness that you didn’t recognize it as a first step. And so, I strode forward, stroking you here, kneading you there, working simple shiatsu as if it were magic. Within…

Check In Time

I waited a long time for you, stayed well past the anger, past the point where I no longer saw romance in your eyes, and even past the point where I no longer wished to find it in my own. You stopped being a mistake I once made, evolved into a friend I thought I…