Tag Archives: seasons

A Caustic Summer (Excerpt)

What follows is an excerpt from the other new book I have coming out tomorrow, A Caustic Summer. “Whom the gods wish to destroy, they first make mad.” These gods of mine have brought forth a season that brings madness … Continue reading

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Sunshine is Overrated

Sunshine brings the wasp that comes through my open window and disturbs the whole process because I can handle the buzzing in my head but not the buzzing of the wasp outside of it. I can handle the buzz of … Continue reading

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Late Spring

Facebook keeps reminding me of how nice it was last year like a clingy ex dragging out our old photos: “Look how happy we were” “Look at the trees!” “Look at how green the grass is!” And now I’m huddled … Continue reading

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46 Days Till Spring

Still working through that bag of Christmas blend coffee. Still lamenting shitty weather. Still not getting enough sun. Still sighing when looking at the bank account. Still feeling a little bit alone. Still not remembering to call home. Still taking … Continue reading

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January Blues

There are still Christmas lights clinging to everyone’s eaves. Holiday wreaths are still hung on everyone’s doors. All of those “Seasons Greetings!” cards are still tacked on to the fridge. It feels rude to throw them out, even when attachment … Continue reading

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The Slog

December is a slog and my oven clock keeps going dead while I am away turning time into one time that blinks endlessly and lets me know that I am stuck in sludge. The sun used to help but it’s … Continue reading

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Hell for a Basement

It’s almost November and I’m still watching beads of sweat crawl down my beer bottles, and beads of sweat slide down the walls. This is what I deserve for wishing so hard for warmth last winter. So I’ll sit in … Continue reading

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