Tag Archives: Memories

Thoughts From the CD Rack

Sometimes I notice something in my apartment out of the corner of my eye and rediscover something I’ve had in plain sight for so long that I’ve forgotten about it. Today my eyes fell across my CD tower, and now … Continue reading

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Stretched Shoelaces

I stepped on my shoelace today Stretched it out to the breaking point It’s in two pieces now A collection of loose fibers And the cotton sheath that held them together They used to be one But now they’re not … Continue reading

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Shirtsleeve Ghost

I feel a ghost of you in my shirtsleeves A whispering sense memory of when we’d sit together No part of us touching Only the tip of your sleeve brushing against mine The shallow reverberations of Skin against fabric Fabric … Continue reading

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This Poem Isn’t About You

When you asked if this poem was about you I said of course, it wasn’t Of course, of course, of course, it wasn’t Because of course, of course, of course It isn’t It isn’t about how I lie awake Trying … Continue reading

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Pretend

I think it’s time I told you All those times you told me about our first date And I pretended I forgot the details All those times you made fun of me And I pretended I was too tough to have my feelings … Continue reading

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Us Weekly 1007

She wore a handful of loose strings Masquerading as a swimsuit Cover too strategic to be comfortable And I might have lingered on her hips, her waist, her breasts Had she not also been wearing your smile Your smile I’d … Continue reading

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Memoirs From The Bathtub

For the first time in 15 years, I took a bath. Just now, in fact. I still feel licks of it in my hair and ears. I was just going to take a shower. I turned the water to it’s … Continue reading

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