Archive for February, 2012

Friday, February 24th, 2012

not naked pictures

i turned forty and Dave said, happy birthday, have a new house and i said yes, that will more than do and then we both took a deep breath and jumped off the bridge together. but then he added, i know the house is a big deal, a big financial commitment. but for your birthday…it’s still your birthday. […]

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Monday, February 13th, 2012

the new crib, or hello Cinderella

we are moved. if by “moved” you mean most of our stuff is here and not there except for a few stray things that are frozen to the yard outside at the other house. if by “moved” you mean perched slightly dazed amidst piles of boxes and tools and stuff we keep hoping will put […]

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Tuesday, February 7th, 2012

all the best things she said

the day after. Susan’s gone. i dreamed about her yesterday morning. we were some kind of Thelma and Louise, secret agents laughing, doing vague, crazy dream-things until little feet woke me at 5:45 am and i rose blurry from the fog and i wondered. and then i waited – edgy and wrong – all day, […]

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