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. Depression  (Unfinished) Someone save me from this hell Bring light to me in this dark cell…

Anxious

He makes me anxious, there is a desperation to his eyes as he looks at the woman sitting perpendicular to him. He had been quiet and detached until the two kids sat next to him, now he keeps glancing at them and then at the woman in a way that makes me feel the children…

This Week Ten Years Ago

The Week of 4/30/2006 Witty one liner: Nobody is perfect, I am nobody. Therefore, I am perfect. Quote of the week: “Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.” – Mahatma Ghandi Planner Quote: “Laughter is to life what shock absorbers are to automobiles. It won’t take…

This Week Ten Years Ago

The Week of 4/23/2006 Witty one liner: I’m not completely useless, I can be used for bad examples. Quote of the week: “The quickest way to double your money is to fold it in half and put it back in your pocket.” – Anonymous Offbeat oddity (courtesy of the planner): Ninety percent of all species…

Cross-Stitching and Hormones

Originally posted on capital2apple:
Dear Libby, The dating pond is a tough place to be and I am happy to be on dry land. Keep your spine and remember not to settle. There is a swimmer out there willing to head to the Couple’s Beach with you but he is a little overwhelmed by…

Timestamp 2007

There are bits of reality lying around my house. The mostly full, still hot, unplugged coffee pot sits patiently on the counter. It’s two sinks down from the cell phone chargers that are plugged only into the wall. The closet light cuts a swath of brightness through the darkened living room, cold in its emptiness….

Grey Days

Originally posted on capital2apple:
Dear Jane, It has been a while since I last heard from you, but please feel no pressure to respond immediately. I know that you are very busy down in the Capital. It has been rather dreary and damp up here in NYC. This makes it hard to pry my…