Category Archives: truth

dance with death

Twirl me round with wide, wild steps. Never let go. photo: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Phenakistoscope_3g07690b.gif Advertisements

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Reflection in a Mirror at the Mayflower Hotel

As your arms wrap tightly around me, I wonder if your face had the same expression when you hugged your wife after French toast with powdered sugar.

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Pit Bulls, Valium, Ira Glass, and GW Parkway

drive into DC: December 1, 2012

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understanding

Hold my hand so that we may move in ways that are unknown and difficult to comprehend.

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damage control

I know a man who lives outside the bounds of marriage  all the while claiming loyalty to his wife.

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becoming

I have never felt more whole than now, despite coming through a year in which my body has been cut into multiple times and parts have been removed.

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self portrait

c'est moi

c’est moi. oui.

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