Monthly Archives: December 2014

Oh My Icy Breath and Trees full of Starlings

Icy cold today, maybe 10 below zero. Need to go out to post office and bank, bills, end of year things I forgot, almost overdrawn, wrote too many checks forgetting the money is draining like the bathtub. Slight hesitation. Still … Continue reading

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Shall I Fly North or South?

I ran out without a hat this morning. Usually in the winter, once I put the hat on, it doesn’t come off until April. No hat, no gloves, jacket flying open. It was that warm this December, and I was … Continue reading

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Birds, Black Car Texting, Exhaust

Woke up late. Too tired to start things in a hurry, like Saturdays of long ago. Sitting here with coffee, black as hell and bitter. But it tastes good. A grey fine day like someone’s antique silk dress fraying slightly … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Pie, Cindie, and a Flicker of Birds

All the way home from work, riding the bus, I dug deeper and deeper into negativity. Everything seemed stupid and useless and overwhelming, especially the endless masses and masses of cars going back and forth on four different busy roads. … Continue reading

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