Chapter 2

Even with no sleep he always keeps his Sunday ritual of going to mass.  Checking the time he wonders if he wants to go to the early mass with the over 60 crowd or to the later mass that’s full of families.  Each has there pros and cons.  The early mass is emptier and sometimes […]

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The 5:35 to Nowhere

I make sure to get on five train cars from the back It’s far enough in that most people don’t walk that far Either too lazy to walk or rushing to get on Guaranteeing that I get a seat all too myself In the back corner away from the entrance Next to the window The […]

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S.O.S

Wondering around and looking at every store. I find myself tring to push the time. The last thing I want to do is to get home. I know he will loose his temper. Suddenly I will be mute. Not a single word will come out. On my way to work I clearly see I do […]

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Chapter 1

He sits at the table by himself holding a glass of soda. It’s mostly water at this point the ice having mostly melted. All the people he came with have long gone out to the dance floor. Despite his best efforts he cannot understand the point of it. Music so loud you can’t hear anything. […]

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Fashion show

First day of the week and the longest day of all. I will need some comfy clothes. An old cartoon t-shirt, denim shorts with a bow on the waist, and tennis shoes. My hairs goes on two buns. My make up is simple but with a red lips tick looks way much better. I take […]

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An Evening Spring Storm

The air is thick A heavy silence A deep darkness The full moon is hidden behind blankets of clouds In the distance A small light From the second floor of a house Belonging to a man Who has drowned in his work Infinite nothingness Then Suddenly Off in the distance A flash A jagged line […]

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The Waves

Some people are afraid of you. They don’t know how to handle you. Admire by your beauty. For me you are my way to escape. I like to hide on salty water. Running away from the city I choose you. I have to stop the noise, the yelling, criticism and the changing. I got tired, […]

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4 P.M

The shadows of the trees grow longer As the sun begins its descent Weaving in between pillowy clouds Which meander through the sky Creating angelic beams of light As if God was peeking from behind the clouds To check on his creations The sky becomes a pale blue Time marches on As the day moves […]

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Lienzo

He tomado un pincel después de tanto tiempo. Perdí el gusto por la pintura, por el arte. Hoy lo peor de mi me a vuelto la esperanza en la imaginación.  Los colores van mezclándose dejando una difuminación preciosa. Todos juntos danzando creando una vista armoniosa. Pongo aquí y agrego haya. Colores y más colores creando […]

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Hope

You are The eternal spring, The thing with feathers, The green light across the dock, God in his heaven listening to prayers I see you Sitting next to the gambler, Waiting with the family in the hospital waiting room, Walking next to the condemned man, Kneeling next to the praying mother I know how you […]

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