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The Silence of My Solitude

I sit watching my computer screen, wondering if I will ever not be alone, wondering if I will forever be like this. At night in bed I remember being so close to those strangers, the space between us so small but the distance between our hearts light years apart, and […]

For a friend departed

Sometimes I say a prayer for you while I’m alone. These days are tough and the days and nights ahead will be as they never have before. We can look back with wonder and we could look forward uncertain but all we have is this moment we’re all living in. […]

Looking Back

I look back into the memories of a former life, so many years gone, vanished, never to be again. I’ve been through more than I could ever share in words alone. I started out with a dream but tragedies became my friend on a journey that brought me here to […]

Empty Room

The car sat idle as I imagined going somewhere but I had no intention of going anywhere. I turned the key knowing I could have driven away from here. I could be on the road now heading somewhere far away from her but I’m walking towards the front door with […]

Untitled New Story

I found myself on a Greyhound leaving the bright lights of the city for a place I’ve only heard about in stories. What brought about my exodus is another story. This is the story of how a gay boy went to live with his conservative grandparents. This is your warning: […]

Goodbye to the Past

It’s been so many days since we last spoke on the telephone but it’s just now that I write these words down: I wish that things were different, I miss the way it was before but maybe it could never be like it was before again. I don’t blame you […]