Forgotten Headphones (Distractions and Excuses)

There’s some foreign tune rattling the Starbucks speakers above me. Behind, two guys laugh and joke about their adventures the night before.  Beside me, a man attempts to sell a couple on something.  Insurance, I think.  Their voices blend together with a dozen others, occasionally joined by espresso machines spewing steam and metal measuring cups clanging against a […]

FIREWORKS (a poem on friendship)

We burn brightest when we’re together. Our sparks erupt like joyous laughter, When we take flight and light the dark, Shining memories in our arc. As distance grows, our fires fade, Each of us goes our separate ways. We drift along into the night, Remembered only upon closed eyes. We reached for stars, our destinies […]