Monthly Archives: December 2010

Strip poker…

Two jacks beat my miserable hand. The dealer seemed to intuitively know with each successive hand that I was doomed. The real problem is that I was unprepared for the game going in, otherwise I would’ve dressed like an immigrant … Continue reading

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Dark moons

And so we wait. Perhaps it is about the beans in the cupboard that sit patiently, hoping for attention. Or no, the painting that hangs in a gallery at the Huntington, the one that is passed quickly because it lacks … Continue reading

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To make

All night the sound had come back again, and again falls this quite, persistent rain.   It should ooze between your fingers, gritty and painful. The lime in the mix eating away at the outer layer of skin, the sand … Continue reading

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The ballerina, a gun, and an errant angel

I must confess, I have no idea what the hell the angel is doing. It stands there with a silly smirk that speaks of Oreo cookies and warm milk. Nothing in the world bothers the little dear, as it sings … Continue reading

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When things stop

A ¬†collective effort among many has brought something to an end. The sound of a chugging engine, creaking as the machine climbs methodically up the hill, then twenty minutes later returns with hydraulic pistons squeaking as it decelerates to a … Continue reading

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Summer letter to Will

July 23, 2010   Chappaquidick Island, MA   My dearest Will, I woke up early this morning it was before 8:00, so I guess that means I’m finally out of jet lag and back on a regular sleeping mode. It’s … Continue reading

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re-thinking summer

I guess because it’s cold, and the nights are darker earlier, I start to think about the coming summer, and also my mind goes back to the memories of last summer. Last summer towards the end, I made this large … Continue reading

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