A Need to be Wanted

A Need to be Wanted

He flung out his hand, asking for mine and grasped my wrist in a clumsy sort of embrace. “You are requirements,” he said. “Don’t go.” I had simply wondered out loud about leaving the party to go home now the celebrations were in full swing. It was a...
Can I Keep You?

Can I Keep You?

I used to be sentimental about a lot of things, but I ran out of room in my heart and for keepsakes. Now, I only keep the most important things. I try to limit my sentimentality but it’s hard to put memories away, even when you no longer need them. We spend a lot of...
Welcome to the Lonely.

Welcome to the Lonely.

One morning last year, I woke from a dream and my head was full of thought; hanging like a wave waiting to crest for some time. The kind of billowy thoughts that are undefined; really more of a feeling. It was heavy and I searched to define it until I remembered the...
I Have Given Up Love.

I Have Given Up Love.

I have something to tell you but first I must give you two definitions. Be patient with me, but come along with me to this place.  Love is problematic to define these days. A single word has been stretched through the ages to encompass many things that are not...