Monthly Archives: February 2017

Peaks and Valleys

2017. A new year. I thought I’d be more uplifted about a new year. But. The year rolled in and I found that there was a sort of despondency in my flesh. It felt like slivers of glass I discovered were lodged into my skin because something brushed against them—an uncomfortable and jarring sensation. Over […]

Without the Fight

It doesn’t work— all the happy you told me that you loved so much about me.   It doesn’t work.   It stopped working the moment you ducked down and out— the ropes of the ring brushing against your bare back.   You lent your ear to whispered defeat before the bell could even ring. […]