For Better or Worse

  I lie in bed awake, staring at the ceiling. Unwilling to put forth the effort of crying. Unable to silence my mind towards sleep. Legs extended before me, I run my right hand towards my hairline, pressing my palm into the top of my forehead. I bring my left hand to my face as … Continue reading

The Jetty


  “Can we go home now,” she asks. “No, let’s at least go to the jetty.”   The jetty. The jetty, the jetty, the jetty. The jetty. We’ll go to the jetty.   They turn around. They re-route towards home. Towards a beach home. I stay. I remember.   The jetty. I walk beyond the … Continue reading