Archive for March, 2011

Monday, March 28th, 2011


from the minute they were born, they looked exactly like him. all of them. even Finn, smallest of doppelgangers, his dark eyebrows and his tiny big toe carbon copies of his father’s. when Oscar was a newborn in the NICU, the nurses used to joke that they couldn’t tell him apart from Dave except for […]

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Monday, March 21st, 2011

sick day

sick day a photo by o&poecormier on Flickr. pity him, for he is tragic, sick abed. Dave does not, to his credit, suffer from the affliction known as “man cold.” he sneers at man cold. he has the constitution of a horse. but today, rather like a horse, he cannot talk. he can only whinny, […]

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Friday, March 18th, 2011


i am not still. i cannot quiet the hamster mind that spins on its wheel. i do not know how. i never knew how. at some point there stops being anyone to blame for that but me. neither am i in motion. i used to walk and that counted for something, the body engaged enough […]

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Monday, March 14th, 2011

the sure thing

the sure thing a video by o&poecormier on Flickr. when i was a kid, i wanted to plant a time capsule in the backyard. i never did, which is just as well as we lived in a series of apartments and it’d be awkward to go tearing up somebody else’s lawn with a shovel just […]

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Monday, March 7th, 2011

an airplane named desire

kisses a photo by o&poecormier on Flickr. he leaves again today. i’ll take him to the airport. i may even go in, buy myself a diner coffee from the little restaurant, kiss him goodbye. i like airports, even tiny ones with single gates for Arrivals and Departures. i like the idea that i could be […]

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