Some Recent Work
In 'Defense' of Waiting to Come Out
At brunch last Sunday one of my closest friends was gushing over a guy he met out. His suitor is smart, handsome, employed, rents to own, and has a shared penchant for pizza at 3 a.m. After listing his suitor's "teen-dream traits," my friend qualified that there's one problem: Prince Charming came out at 28.
When I Watched You Die
We're obsessed with fitting the intricacies of our lives into the literary molds we learned in middle school. Our lives are cyclical, they follow an arc. That's what I was thinking when I fed you the last chocolate muffin. I leaned over you and watched you chew horizontally with your eyes closed.