A Letter

I wonder, to what end will you pursue your goal? In a decade you have made me the center of your existence. The hatred you have cultivated is now your only purpose. If you achieve your aim, will you be sated? What then will you live for? To the rest of your life, now built […]

For Rachel

Don’t cry at my grave Don’t shed a tear My body you couldn’t save My soul moves on, no fear   In life I did my best Through ups and downs I passed my test With joyful sound   And now I leave you With colors of my life Rainbows in morning dew Don’t think on […]

God Only Knows

I bet it drives you crazy when you see photos of them together. I bet I think about it more than you do. Maybe we think about it the same amount. Your thoughts are so loud I can’t hear your mouth. You set us up for this. You and your fan base. You refused to step in front of them […]

The Time Capsule

When mom and dad mentioned earlier this year they’d be selling the house this summer, only one thing came to mind: the time capsule you and I buried in the crawlspace. Remember? Dad decided to add on to the house in the early 90s instead of moving. After they dug out the space for the […]

Oooooh, You’re My Best Friend!

The other day someone called me from a company based out of Ontario, asking if I’d give a reference for you. I contained my laugh, and agreed to tell them anything they’d like. Fortunately they never asked any intimate questions, or pined for gooey details. Also fortunately, I don’t have a lot of that information. […]

In the Place We Stayed

When I checked into the hotel I wasn’t really thinking about it. There wasn’t a reason for it to pop in my head. The lobby had been remodeled; it didn’t look anything like when we stayed there. Anyway, I don’t remember the lobby, I remember the four walls that kept us company for a weekend. […]

I Heard the News Today

I heard the news today, oh boy… It was the last thing I expected to hear on an ice cold Friday morning. Last time I saw you, you had a smile on your face, happy to be out of a job that you hated and in a new one that at least kept you busy. […]