Tag Archive: creative nonfiction

Over the Rainbow

Do you remember the fantastic? Well, I do. I remember the little boy, sitting at the dining room table, trying his darndest to master cursive writing. He had been taught before that letters… Continue reading

The Man That Got Away

Dear — While searching for a friend of mine on Facebook, your name popped up. My browser still knows how many times I’ve opened your profile. And like an addict, I clicked your… Continue reading

Ten Signs Your One-Night Stand Is More Than That

Let’s not be judgmental about this. We’ve all had one night stands. You’ve had one night stands. I’ve had one night stands. Who cares, really? As long as we’re safe, we’re unattached, it’s… Continue reading

Five Ways to Say Goodbye to Someone Special

You’re at it again: You’re leaving the country in a few days or you’re going someplace far with no means of communication. Your bags are packed, your travel documents good to go. Everything… Continue reading

Cheek to 2

The problem with sequels is how to stretch one thing to dual proportions. Repetition is out of the question — but changing it loses its trajectory, loses its linear motion from A to… Continue reading

Cheek to

Shuffling papers, pencil atop my ear. Sweat-decolored shirt that reeks of countless nicotine butts dying outside.¬†I should probably head home. Probably now.¬†Through my periphery, him. Six years my junior. He looks like my… Continue reading