Tagged relationships

Winter’s Firelight

“Where do you want these boxes, boss?” Alex, the young deliveryman asked.

“Here, in the corner. Yes, yes, that will …

What We Imagined

Before the walls collapsed, they were vast and full of color. We lost our security deposit the day we moved …

Summer on the Square

that time the man on the
cellphone
shouting tore us
out of a sweaty summer
not sleep
            and we fucked …

The Ticket

Tucked under a box of Kleenex and a small sewing kit, the Dutch Masters cigar box rested in the drawer …

Cleaning Up

Trying to clean us up
feels like sorting trash
the morning after
in a dress and six inch heels.

Loosely …

Patrick’s Theme

Patrick remembers being little and going to visit his grandparents’ every Sunday. At some point, his grandpa got a colostomy—that’s …

Steam and Grind

Funny the softest voice I know
Would choose as her favorite
A spot besieged by noise.

Tucked behind dividing walls…