You’re Cutting Out

We dropped—released the movie. We didn’t drop the movie. It’s not an album. Sorry, I can’t hear you. You’re cutting out. I know it’s ridiculous, but you’re cutting out again. Sorry, what? I can’t hear you. You’re cutting out. Oh, it’s probably my internet. My internet sucks. Is it my mic? It could be myContinue reading “You’re Cutting Out”

I’m Tired of Dates

Content note: this piece contains several references to the COVID-19 pandemic. On our pandemic date, we walk with masks around a snowy park. We run into an old teacher of yours and make polite conversation. Then we fall into the snow. It takes us on our separate paths. Our trains pull into different stations. We’reContinue reading “I’m Tired of Dates”

After

I’m on a date and it’s awkward and uncomfortable, but I’m grateful because I get to be around other people and meet a new person. There won’t be a second date, or maybe there will, just because we’ll want an excuse to go out again. That happens a lot these days. I look into thisContinue reading “After”

Quicker Than a Streetcar Can Say Surprise

Content note: this piece contains references to the COVID-19 pandemic. I miss sitting somewhere in public and writing even though I never did that. I want to go to Fran’s All Night Diner at some ridiculous hour and eat greasy food and pull out my notebook and write about it. I’ll ask if they haveContinue reading “Quicker Than a Streetcar Can Say Surprise”