Tag Archives: loneliness

Women Who Eat the Sky

She lay on her back at night her head turned to the side, always facing the wall too tired to face forward. She desired only to conceal  the sadness welling in her eyes. She was beyond crying. Gazing outside of … Continue reading

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Brother, Can You Spare a Dime?

Brother, can you spare a dime? I don’t mean money I’m talking about time. Can you give me ten minutes to remember why I rose in love with you? Do you have just ten minutes so I can skinny dip … Continue reading

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Carrying the Weight of the World

Every day I rise the weight of the world stretched across my back. I try to stand & sometimes I stumble & fall. And those are the days I crawl. My spine nearly bends from trying to be ALL. There … Continue reading

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Murdered By Life

I’m reading The Diary of Frida Kahlo: An Intimate Self-Portrait, which includes ten years’ worth of journal entries by the artist from the last years before she died. Ever since I discovered her work in one of my art appreciation … Continue reading

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Missing You

“I’m in love with you, and I’m not in the business of denying myself the simple pleasure of saying true things. I’m in love with you, and I know that love is just a shout into the void, and that … Continue reading

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Love Really Isn’t

So much of love really isn’t. That’s something I’ve known but have really learned recently. It’s amazing to me how many people are not really in love with the person they have chosen to be with, but with what that … Continue reading

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