Monthly Archives: February 2009

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25 Random Things About Me

1. I can’t sleep in hotel rooms, especially when the mirror is opposite the bed like the one in this room. Mirrors scare me. I always worry I’ll see something in them I shouldn’t . Or not see something I should. 2. Even if I don’t

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Mirror Mind

“I had the dream again last night. I’m in this room with a sink and toilet and bed, no doors, no privacy. There’s one mirror, and I can’t stop looking at that mirror because there’s a picture reflected in the mirror. I can’t turn around

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She’s From Toronto

I wanted a French Press. It’s classier. You put in the coffee grounds (after grinding them yourself from single origin beans, I mean) and add hot water, pre-boiling. Stir with a plastic spoon to avoid cracking the borosilicate glass. Replace lid. Let sit for a

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With A Silent Scream

Trapped in a box with a silent scream. Outside the city beckons but he dare not leave. Inside his heart bleeds. Three words said had drawn him here, So easily spoken but not meant. A promise made in words, And broken in deeds. Trapped in

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Last Call

I despise hotel rooms above all other places. Even public restrooms or hospitals or really old houses aren’t as bad as all this. But then that’s why I’ve come here, isn’t it? You think you can do whatever you want and just walk away, and