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

Living Old While Being Young


  As my feet carried me around the corner, towards that familiar final quarter, so my thoughts had carried me. This realization came between “Stronger” and “Some Nights, so I was probably pounding a little harder, running a little faster.   I was thinking. I was remembering that in fact, years ago, I felt as … Continue reading

Long Live

Source: Personal FIles - Joe Feeley

Going about my life, a song reminds me of you. I don’t knew if you ever knew this, and I can’t ask you now. You know that I was in the car alone a lot during my junior year. In the car, I used to think. I thought a lot, as always. My thoughts weren’t … Continue reading

Waiting on Irene

The Rain Storm in Black and White in Ulm, Germany, courtesy of

It seems as though we’re still waiting. After midnight, yet we’re still waiting for the full effect of Irene’s fury. Sure, it’s been raining all day and we’ve hunkered down in our basements during the tornado warnings, as well, but we’re still waiting. The power’s still on – waiting for it to go out. The … Continue reading