Category: Indie Reads

Sometimes family & close friends will betr…

Sometimes family & close friends will betray God & then the earth can’t remember the last time it ate.

Sadness is a wolf. You could think you’ve buil…

Sadness is a wolf. You could think you’ve built everything strong but with a woosh, sadness can huff & puff & blow all that happy down.

This language of grief is not a spoken languag…

This language of grief is not a spoken language. The only song that can be written in its tongue is no song at all, is morning, is traffic before it is traffic.

Mercury is retrograde and didn’t buy you a pre…

Mercury is retrograde and didn’t buy you a present. The planets didn’t think you’d make it.

I’ve known nights so cold the body is unlikely…

I’ve known nights so cold the body is unlikely to bleed.

A cage of gentle hands is still a cage, and I …

A cage of gentle hands is still a cage, and I know this now.

I’ve sat alone on the stage of an empty theate…

I’ve sat alone on the stage of an empty theater at midnight and played the piano, poorly, for no one at all.

I’m trying to be better about forgiveness. &am…

I’m trying to be better about forgiveness. & this, too, is a slow and painful unpacking, the shedding of so many unneeded shells.

The clock is a more complicated machine than t…

The clock is a more complicated machine than the gun, and certainly the knife, but they all have the same final trick.

With the Devil’s help, anyone will betray God….

With the Devil’s help, anyone will betray God. Like Adam, like David, like every human who confuses being a favorite with safety.