Muscle Memory

“Believes longer than recollects, longer than knowing even wonders.” Memory is nothing more than retrospect Nostalgia claiming a significance that isn’t there In and of itself You’re only remembered because another “had” you they had to do something say anything nice at your funeral What of those who never know their mother (they tell usContinue reading “Muscle Memory”

The potential energy of falling bodies

The time has come to an end when inhumanity would surface in the next of kin Walking down the road, barely breathing, sucking wind I never noticed the air could be so far away It’s the nature of this beast whose beady eyes commemorate our scariest monster lies in wait Invisible and wrecking with usualContinue reading “The potential energy of falling bodies”

Sunday morning

A day to take
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Pay heed to
ominous warning

Birth parents

Even for adoptees who were placed as newborns, this can create adult adoptee issues that leave them with a sense of grief and loss toward their adoption, often mixed with joy at being placed with their adoptive family and sometimes even guilt that they feel sad about missing their birth family.

8.20.19 helicopter overhead

They hover. They circle back, you try to figure out if they’re on the freeway (which one? You’re between two, always, for some reason, since you’ve been confined to this god-foresaken town. Eyewitnesses are notoriously unreliable – Mark Gordon’s Criminal Minds Paget Brewster Who I’ve loved since HUFF where she played Hank Azaria’s (mo/apu+ onContinue reading “8.20.19 helicopter overhead”