His Ambivalence

I sat there listening to his words.  I had waited so long for this conversation as he revealed things that should have been said long ago; back when words meant something between us.  As they fell from his lips, I felt numb.  Nothing revealed warranted razing our relationship; transforming it from a lush oasis into … Read more

There Were Two

In my nearly 40 years of living, I have been “in love” twice.  The first time around, I failed to realize there was someone else in the picture the whole time. The first time I fell in love, I was 23.  He was gorgeous, aloof, philosophical, and dangerous.  Our physical attraction was magnetic and the … Read more