Leave Her Alone (Dylan)

Posted on April 16, 2015 by

A Preview of A View From Forever Alex doesn’t say anything. She just stares forward. I frown. I wasn’t expecting her to jump at me or to throw flowers at me as if I were her champion or some- thing, but a simple thanks might have been nice. What the hell? Instead, she’s sitting there,, Read More

Let me see your eyes (Dylan)

Posted on April 14, 2015 by

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  The knock on the door is followed by the appearance of John, one of my new bunkmates, who opens it and sticks his head in, his short, extremely curly hair still wet from the shower. “Yo, Mike, Dylan,” he barks, loud enough I’m startled. “Let’s head into town.” I look up. I’m laying, Read More

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  Blah, blah blah. That’s what the speakers have been saying for the last forty-five minutes at the reception at the American-Israel Friendship League. Blah blah blah. First they’ve been thanking people none of us have ever heard of for making cooperation between the two countries possible. A retired ambassador speaks, followed by someone, Read More

Yet another love poem

Posted on April 9, 2015 by

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Hasn’t everything already been written about love? I don’t know. You see, Love isn’t just about all flowers and shit. it ain’t about the dance, or the ring, it’s not about the house, or the romance. Love isn’t lavender, It’s not poppies Or tulips, Or delicate white roses. It’s not the flesh of that, Read More

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  No politics on the first date (Dylan) The woman behind the counter has hair cut about to her chin, longer at the front and shorter in the back. It’s dyed a bronze color, and I can’t tell her age or even her general appearance because the makeup she wears is thick as wood-grain, Read More

Never Good Enough

Posted on March 22, 2015 by

Do you ever have that feeling that never quite reach where you want to be?  For me, that feeling a fact of life. It was prompted this morning by a practical consideration. I’ve recently started a new job, but have not seen a full size paycheck yet. Andrea and I have a detailed financial, Read More