Hailey Wyatt made this one on our fridge a few months ago.
I wrote this in February 2017 while I was on vacation with my mother in Cuba. I’m pretty sure I was on a beach at the time. The piece is inspired by a writing prompt in Natalie Goldberg’s book, Writing Down the Bones. I am too familiar here. I say to him, “Use loneliness. Forget… Read More An Interaction
I wrote this piece in the early summer of 2015. It was Sunday when I last saw her. I was not her first choice as a companion for the day, but the sun was hiding behind lavender clouds and the air smelled so vibrant that she could not leave me behind. I am the friend… Read More The Umbrella’s Lament
What does it take for me to be as hot as that meatball sandwich you are eating? Because you made that with more love than you ever made love to me.