March 22, 2017

"Her name is Cecilia," She said. "We call her Cee-Cee."   "Turning two this May...like you. Yeah, the 9th. That's crazy, isn't it?"   "She's nasty. Sometimes I worry I had another you."

Untitled Poem By Aileen Edwards

You're up late- drinking and you don't feel tired but you know it's time and you shut the tv off and it's like you're waiting for it to say: hey no... don't leave- stay. Then you realize how sorry you really are.

An Ode To Darlings (My Skin Remembers You)

My lovers got subtle dips in her mood and thighs. Full of off-hand hang ups that mangle like cardboard on a rainy floor. Two dimples that wrinkle when my tongue does what it’s supposed to, with a joke or to her throat while keeping busy little...

A Year In Review

Hindsight isn't 20-20, it's 2016 with Harambe and Donald Trump as a president elect. Celebrity deaths blowing up your timeline so much you'd think these people went to high school with David Bowie. Honestly I don't get the hype of this year being so...

Good Morning (aka How's Your Mom?)

I suppose I should propose some small talk to mend the space and seasons that have stretched between us. To ask how you're doing and namedrop a specific aunt, parent, pet, or cousin I vaguely remember meant very much to you. Social parlor tricks, I...

I'm Moving

I've launched my own website and will no longer be posting my writing here.   I have grown to appreciate this little corner of the internet, but I need to go.   This is not goodbye, just good night.    www.hdytg.net     Love...

De Spērantia

It was an awful year.    December is at its end and like most I find myself reflecting on the past by interval of dozens. And yet I know twelve doesn't capture yester-yays quite so well. Our lives aren't so simple as to fit into cartons like...

Birth, Much A Lot Like Death

Your love was worthy of my life and so I gave it gladly. Not with a sign or wine but a smirk and  smile happy as the day we (never) met. No sacrifice or ritual needed in that threaded ends well met, decided to put to rest such a restless deviled man....