Little, Lost Bird

I saw a little bird today lost in the food court of the mall. Watched as it flew in circles above the heads of the oblivious people too focused on eating their lunches to notice that little, lost bird land in the faux greenery that lined the area designated for the consumption of cheap, quickly …

Chasing moments

A man lays in the grass of his yard to take a Polaroid of the blue sky above him. Later, he rows through the night, across the calm surface of an ocean, rows until he sees the sun rise the light setting the waves on fire. He turns his little boat around, careful not to …

Dead

I plucked it from its branch, a bright green leaf, held it gently in my hand as I made my way home through the bright summer sunlight and once I was safely in my room I placed that little slice of life on a bookcase shelf protected from the harsh light outside but as the …

Tonight Is Mine

Don’t worry, boy. I don’t plan on keeping her, it would never work out anyway, I just want to borrow her for a bit and show her a good time. Might be I raise the bar give you something to work for not that you ever really work for her. She won’t be broken when …

Sunshine, happy day

I want to be living in Beverly Hills where everyone is smiling, always happy and content. Their lives are so better than the ones I have lived. I know it to be so, I can see it on their faces because plastic smiles bought with plastic cards cannot tell lies. The sun doesn’t shine on …

Fucking Hipsters

Bruce Springsteen plays on the radio as hipster kids talk about Michael Kors bags and smoke Marlboro Reds over coffee shop Italian Sodas. They all wear Vans or Converse and push their fake Ray Bans into the collars of their shirts. I understand the words they are saying but so quickly lose interest in the …