romance

Without You By My Side

I look for you in the hidden dustiest corners of a colorless life. And when I don’t find you there, I die a little more; one breath, one...

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love. (lost?)

i remember you. when first we met i, barely more than a child you, already touched by war. two different worlds converging. you overcame my...

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By God’s Grace

I hid in my dark cave My cloak wrapped tightly around my body, one covered in the dirt that’s my shame my sins my hurt You walked in with...

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Unachievable

so many words remain unspoken, so many desires remain unexpressed, so many prayers remain unanswered, unheard… only regret remains…...

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My Addiction

You are my addiction, so sweet and tempting, like the aroma of my favorite meal, that I cannot resist, or taste. My path to...

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Promises in the Dark

As OMD still sings about hopes and dreams and the ephemeral light of summer fades I know my love for you never will Oh baby those nights we...

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Falling in Love in Mexico

“You’re pretty low maintenance, as women go.” “I am, am I?” She sounded amused. “Yeah. Like a cactus.”...

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Apparitions

Online dating’s long parade of hopefuls, liars, and scammers fills a seemingly endless pipeline that like a sewer, spews into my inbox....

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You Might be a Cruise Addict if …

They say if you have an addiction it’s best to admit it. Vocalize it. Get out of denial. As a matter of fact with a little Google help, I...

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The Thing with Divorce?

It leaves a scent. Like a barbecue cooking in a new neighbors backyard, on a hot summer day. Men get a whiff, and they want to be invited...

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Young Lovers

He first saw her during coffee hour, in the Catholic church on Second and Thirteenth. She was filled with spirit, mass having been just...

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My Lover Does Not Deserve Black

I wear scarlet to his funeral, a beautiful floor-length affair with sleeves that flick the air like flames, a splash of red electricity. I...

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The Status of our Relationship is Based on the Article I’m Reading

When I troll the Internet out of sheer boredom, it’s not uncommon for me to stop and analyze one of those relationship advice...

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