Please Engage Imagination, then Try Again

The mornings on the train where I look around and feel that there are no interesting people to look at always make me wonder. Is it that my imagination is back in bed sleeping or is it that it’s winter and everyone is wearing boring dark colored jackets devoid of personality that obscure the person…

Pockets

He has a pocket over his left kidney. A big, spacious pocket in his coat, on his back. What sweet hell is this? I count at least seven deep, useful pockets on his green cargo pants, and his hands are fully tucked into the two front pockets of his jacket. I, wearing the same amount…

Baby Michelle was Melodramatic

Finding You Screams of poison terror Rip my heart asunder I’m groping around in the darkness But I can’t find you The insidious drops of water Falling all about me Sound to me of tears Scorching down your face Tearing and scrambling I try to get to you Hard stone and cold truth stop me…

#6 – Your Secret Identity

This is number six of the top 30 reasons for why normal people should not date a superhero(ine). Remember supers! This is all in good fun, BUT if you see yourself in these reasons you should consider altering your behavior in order to keep your beloved! [In no particular order, except for number one because that’s…

Bug-Eyed

When he first got on the train he stared forward and toward the door, his eyes bugging out slightly, as though he was ready to make a break for it at any moment. His head is shiny bald and his feet are encased in warm brown, leather loafers with those laces that look like they…

Adventure Time: Brand New Year and MoSex

Alright, so I sort of hinted that I am on a New Year = NEW ME sort of kick, like everyone else. The difference is I have been reading waaaaaaay too much depressing shit + self-help stuff. Let’s rewind back to the beginning of December (which you all know nothing about because I fell off the…

Hello Personal Fulfillment

Hello Personal Fulfillment, I hope you receive this letter, I can’t seem to find your address and no one else seems to know exactly how to find you. There are a bunch of greasy snake oil salespeople running around waving your address in the air, but whenever I look closely, they’re all fake. It seems to…

#7 – You Never Talk About Anything and Won’t See a Psychologist

This is number seven of the top 30 reasons for why normal people should not date a superhero(ine). Remember supers! This is all in good fun, BUT if you see yourself in these reasons you should consider altering your behavior in order to keep your beloved! [In no particular order, except for number one because that’s…

Baby Michelle was Melodramatic

It’s Poetry Tuesday! We are going to go back through all my old notebooks and look at the god-awful poetry I wrote when I was an angsty teen and then you will get present day Michelle’s re-interpretation/headdesk horror-filled embarrassment. Dream Girl With unfocused eyes she stares at her paper, As people talk, about do her…

It’s Not a Dining Car

The person next to me, got on the train, plunked down in the seat two away from me and started eating Dunkin Donuts’ hash browns, releasing a nauseating odor of grease and potatoes onto what had been a neutral and rather pleasant smelling commute. When they were done with the hash browns they balled up…

#8 – I Want Your Powers/I am Jealous of Your Powers

This is number eight of the top 30 reasons for why normal people should not date a superhero(ine). Remember supers! This is all in good fun, BUT if you see yourself in these reasons you should consider altering your behavior in order to keep your beloved! [In no particular order, except for number one because that’s…

Fishnets and Sunglasses

Fishnets and sunglasses almost make me think it’s summer and not the middle of winter. Her nails are deep red and just starting to grow in if the small crescents of bare nail near her cuticles are any indicator. Her boots, jacket, and backpack are black leather. Dark grey socks peek up over the top…