June, 2012

goodbye…

You know what’s worse than bad sex? Ambivalent sex. Like sex by numbers or some such shit. So mediocre that it just is. I knew it was going to be the last time ever because of that feeling of ambivalence. It was almost like “welp, there’s nothing else for us to do, so let’s do […]

Free Write: About My Dad

My daddy is the only person in my life who is consistent. When he says he’s gonna do something he does. If he cannot do something he is upfront. My daddy is kind. My daddy is patient. My daddy cares. He is not perfect, far from it he’ll be the first to tell you. But […]

Why I’m not a *writer* per se…

Whenever I’m at an event with a literary slant, the question I dread most comes within the first five minutes of conversation. “So…are you a writer?” Everything about this question obliterates my soul every time I am asked. That elliptical pause. The slight tilt up the voice takes on in the last syllable. The emphasis on the […]

On my Carl Thomas steez…

Y’all. So I’ve been crying off and on since Saturday. Something amazingly kind happened to me that day and I’m all emotional about it. Because of this kind act, I am able to go to Vegas in July to see one of my oldest and dearest friends tie the knot with her beloved. Now I’ve […]

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