Monthly Archives: March 2015

Girl in a Band

“I no longer want reminders of what was, what got broken, what got lost, what got wasted.” -Joan Didion

Mary cut her hair and now she looks exactly like I imagine her at eight. And nothing, she likes to remind me, like she was as … Read more

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Compass

“Through all of youth I was looking for you
without knowing what I was looking for”
-W.S. Merwin

This winter, the kid is telling me that his best friends are on vacation and home sick.

“Who are you hanging out with at school?”
“Other kids.”… Read more

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Conciliatory

It’s not your job, women, to be nice. Nice is bullshit. Nice is holding you back. You do not have to be nice to anyone.

You do not need to make peace with intrusive special snowflakes who have decided to be nice today but in … Read more

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