Dating + Relationships

Free Bird

He had already locked the front door so she couldn’t escape, couldn’t open her cage. Perhaps he uttered a prayer to whomever murderers...

Continue reading

West Of The Deuce

The town was Show Low named for a poker hand way up in the White Mountains of wild western Arizona how very ironic we met in a poker...

Continue reading

Rocks and Cameras

Then, in a wine soaked haze, I realize what the worst part about this is.We are always on guard against the men in the streets. The ones...

Continue reading

The Wonders of You

for my part I don't deserve you but yet you believed in me before I believed in myself and on one trembling knee I am humbled by your...

Continue reading

“Captain, My Captain”

Next time don’t lie When you sit close and sigh You’re married already So forget going steady

Continue reading

Day 225: Sequoia Sempervirens

As I stand at the base of “The Giant,” a near three-hundred footer, I can think of nothing but our girls. How they swam to us against...

Continue reading

Shutting Down Because My Lover Shut Me Out

Sometimes I don’t want to deal with my life. It hurts too much. He doesn’t see me. I don’t want to talk about it. I don’t want to...

Continue reading

stalking

Hello, I have thought about the note you gave me on Monday. I do not want you to contact me again. I do not want any phone calls or notes....

Continue reading

Online Dating Insider: Single Mom Seeking Romance

The world of dating it always seemed too complicated for me. How do you keep things casual when it’s time to move things forward? In my...

Continue reading

Les Enfants Terribles

It is a true story my narrative of this grand prix night in 2017. I went out for dinner and drinks on Bernard street in Outremont. It was a...

Continue reading

For Lovers Spent

I wish I was the one you search for so you would stop getting colder as you walk away so you say But I am not the woman of your dreams I am...

Continue reading

A Maimed Wire

Waiting and wondering….. you play as a trickster to mix me with emotions of doubt in all things related to you, to us, is nothing more...

Continue reading

A Piece On The Side

Dating married men, guys with serious girlfriends – I’ve been the piece on the side more than a few times over the years and ended up...

Continue reading

Sometimes

Sometimes I want to sleep forever Sleep forever and maybe Wake-up never. Sometimes You make me think of you It makes me sad When I do....

Continue reading

The Shot and The Draw: Teenage Heartbreak

I still remember the feeling of my first heartbreak. I’m not talking about –you’re over there and I’m way over here-heartbreak,...

Continue reading

Dear Steven

Dear Steven, I know I owe you some kind of response but I am at a loss for words. Yeah, me Wordless. I left our conversation without...

Continue reading

“Hi, My Name is Tom”

Hi, my name is Tom, (or Dick, or Harry). I just turned seventy and I’m alone in life. I’m in great shape, except that my fears of...

Continue reading

When I Was Twenty-One

Our eyes met across the smoke filled bar The Boss playing on repeat on an 80’s jukebox I was a big girl doing shots Laughing, dancing and...

Continue reading

For Better of Worse

It was a Sunday when the new recliner flew off the Ford, Daddy having failed to latch the tailgate before he roared onto the southbound,...

Continue reading

Floating the Day Away

Tell me something good You look so pretty with your long, blond mane tied back in a ponytail So stop racing around the track Tell me...

Continue reading

I WANT

I want to be the one you chase in your dreams I want to fill your head with nothing but thoughts of me I want you to write my name over and...

Continue reading

Our Forever Flowers

fearsome orgasmic blooms in a jealous world deceptive fragility of steely petals and stems roots entwined with the hopes of childhood...

Continue reading

HELL-O

Drawn to the scorching And then your Spring showers From choppy singed waters To smooth sailing From Summer tornadoes To dry Autumn winds...

Continue reading

The Widow

Every early morning she leashes her old dog, walks down to and through the forest to the lake. She looks younger than her fifty-six years,...

Continue reading

Our Family

It’s not the vacations or the gifts. It’s not the public eye or the carefully planned outings. It’s not the fancy dinners or the...

Continue reading

To the Man in the White Honda

I can’t comb the phone book or look online for your info, our brush so brief and fraught with drama there was no time for niceties like...

Continue reading