Monthly Archives: March 2012

See Through You

I trust people I should not trust. Not always, and not as much as I did earlier in my life and not nearly as often and not for as long, but I still do it. Something in me believes that … Continue reading

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Spring in Chicago: Robert

I had finally gotten to Chicago and the light was failing and I sat down for a minute. Robert sat beside me and it was a bustling bar. He was watching Baylor play in the final four. Their uniforms were … Continue reading

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Bear Two Ways, Two

Last night we went and floated in tanks of water that had 850 pounds of salt dissolved in them. The water, the air in the tank and apparently my skin were all at 95 degrees F. It was black dark, … Continue reading

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Bear Two Ways, One

I am turning a circle around an ursine circle. How is a bear in this circle with his ass to the high side of Bend, OR? She just is, and 8th street flanks her frontside and she is eternally in … Continue reading

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The Place in Me

Quieter than the ending of the night when the graying of the black and the graying of the light meet and it’s dawn; quieter than the ending circuit of the tires on snow after the engine is cut and the … Continue reading

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1 2 3 4

During an operation, the pulse is counted on a the beeping machine in the background. 1 2 3 4. Normal is 60-80. A million things can change the pulse. My heart quickens when she walks by, for instance. During an … Continue reading

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