Tag Archives: sadness

the day before Christmas (moment of unexpected silence)

Humming along to Happy Xmas (War is Over) on the car radio, though I’ve done nothing but buy, buy, buy, and go by.  My mouth still tastes of peppermint mocha behind my cheeks and under my tongue as I flip pages … Continue reading

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if you listened you would know forgiveness

if you would listen to my voice and not the tape hissing in your head from a thousand conversations and none of them with me if you would hear my words and not talk over them before my mouth opens arguing … Continue reading

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