Leaning into the Afternoons

Hey, Love

I’ll know you when I see you. I, too, need you like I need one good line. Just one good line could save my life, give me reason to be alive. Give us time to build something so good that …

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Let the Night Sleep In

(Charlotte, 2012)

For years
This is as close as I’ve been to the ocean
Staring out my high-rise window
Into a ghostly and featureless mist
That consumes these erstwhile monuments
Sighing, I recall the power of planes
Of trains
Of …

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Saint Patrick

Birmingham, 2006

“An interesting detachment…”

My night started later than usual, not really intentional as much as circumstantial (although the circumstances have since escaped me). It didn’t really matter, of course, as I’d be starting this Friday night at the …

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My “Creed”

There was a time in my life when I was very religious. I was very spiritual, too, but it’s difficult to argue that term holds any substance now (it’s a topic for another day, but one needs only to peruse …

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