It’s so humid today that when I open the closet door, it smells the same peculiar way it did a year ago when I was soaking those same closet walls in water to get the loose, cracked, 112-year-old wallpaper off. … Continued
Pears so ripe I eat them in the bathtub. Shoulders ready for a nice, long back rub. In my race against the clock I’m bested, except today– earlier than expected.
Seven is the number of completion. One week left: completely incomplete. But when I am through I will be finished because I just have strength for one small week.
I’m colder than I’ve been all winter. We turned the furnace off to work on dusty things like paint and plaster. I hear the birds beyond these panes confirming that the world is changing: the dining room is getting done … Continued
I don’t remember a single thing I did on the fifth of March. There must have been something, for if there had been nothing, I would have done everything I’ve been meaning to do. So I know I did something … Continued
Close to a friend, but still pretty far. You think that it’s your party. We parents know it’s ours. For we’re the one’s talking and seeing eye to eye, and you’re just making the time pass by.
What do you know, and what could you learn? Let’s teach each other; we’ll all take turns. I could teach about my life: how to make good beans and rice, how to cook sans rice and beans, how to live … Continued
Am I buying time or giving it time? Only time will tell.
Another weekend’s come and gone, which means another week has too. That much less life left to live, and just as much to do.
I need to write more poems again.I miss the way my brain worked then.I also need to play more songs,design more websites, right more wrongs,find more clients, make more cash,do more with my craft-stuff stash,speak more Spanish, read more books,spend … Continued