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”

The Knowing

Content note: this piece contains abstract references to trauma. Sometimes, you want to stay in the dark because the light is too much to take. Sometimes, you choose the dark. Sometimes, you say no to new information. Yes, even in the information age. Yes, even in the disinformation age. Sometimes, you say no. Sometimes, youContinue reading “The Knowing”

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”