I can still hear the loud rumble of my heart as I read Joey’s response to my letter. He wrote about how he was dumbfounded and had a hard time believing the sincerity behind my words. He said throughout his life (all 17 years of it) he had only experienced crushes from his own broken-hearted … Continue reading The Crush, Part III
One of my friends from the local dive bar formed a bond with a squirrel a couple of months ago. They had a unique relationship fueled mostly by whiskey and a mutual love of the patio/smoking area. My friend hasn't seen his squirrel friend he lovingly named Pitter Patter in several weeks and he has become distraught. His … Continue reading A Man and his Squirrel
Walk down the street with head held high but I know this confidence is just a lie I've let too many strangers come inside regret and shame makes me want to hide They only see me as a revolving door taking their turns and hoping to score If I were a guy … Continue reading Double Standards and Double Entendres
"I think the saddest people always try their hardest to make other people happy. Because they know what it feels like to be absolutely worthless and they don't want anyone else to feel like that." - Robin Williams But eventually we stop trying to fix the broken things around us and finally give up.
Cryptic Enigma. That was my secret admirer pen name which in hindsight sounds ridiculous and redundant considering both of those words have the same meaning. It’s like that show Unsolved Mysteries which makes no sense either because a mystery is a mystery because it has the element of being unsolved. But Joey was a mystery. … Continue reading The Crush, Part II