Everything is temporarily magical, until it starts to become real. I overstayed my welcome by adopting a puppy here. I crossed the unseen bounds; I took one of theirs and she became mine. We walk up and down the beach and the other dogs growl and chase us off their respective territories. We have no… Continue reading on adopting a puppy in India
“You can see it in his eyes,” she told me. I’d asked her how she knew he was lost. I witnessed a recurring theme, continuing to meet a similar type of person that summer, but really it had gone on for lifetimes. My friend explained to me, each of them fell into the category of… Continue reading the lost boys: seeing our own solitary reflection
Pomegranates remind me of you. You bought a pomegranate and they seemed so foreign to both of us. I asked how you would eat it and you said you didn’t know. So then you found a video. Learning, step by step, how to peel them open. They’ve seemed foreign to me ever since. I’ve eaten… Continue reading peeling pomegranates: why we’ll never be together
The water feels perfect this time of year. There’s hardly anyone at the beach, and you know that’s the way I like it.