Monthly Archives: April 2013

Rei, Roy, and the Cappuccino Misadventure

It was 2008, a Sunday night, early rainy season. I’m sure about the rainy season part. I was sitting on the floor playing guitar as Natalie bounced around around like a nervous grasshopper. My house was full of people eating … Continue reading

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Two middle-aged balding men sit in the corner, hunched over mugs of what they’re content to pretend is something manly. I wonder, is this where they meant to be when they were young with heads full of ideas and ambition … Continue reading

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1:23

Shuddering toss-back hours-old Americano Quad shot cause that’s how we do Like to prove that caffeine can’t touch me Red eyes droopy head dead brain Green microwave clock blink blink 1:20 21 22 Writing editing studying jittery faltering I wish … Continue reading

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Nostalgia

The word nostalgia was coined in 1668 by Johannes Hofer, originally meaning “severe homesickness” and considered to be a disease. It comes from Greek algos “pain, grief, distress” and nostos “homecoming.” Everywhere I go, I carry the world that I saw as I wandered and wondered … Continue reading

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Carpet

Neither natural nor notable in sounds made but Rather padded feet proceed silently in hallways that Allow no hint of outside air chirping crickets croaking Encroaching frogs or owls until their neglected bedtime But here we are cocooned by walls … Continue reading

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Steps fall into the footprints of times past when you were successful and effort seemed effortless. The irony, you realize, is that in all your efforts to recreate your old self, you’re just copying the mundane that hasn’t been original … Continue reading

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