Monthly Archives: December 2012

Transparency

Unchecking the filter boxes of my mouth, letting go words I hang my soul on. Hide in shadows so dark even I can’t see them. I’ll lie, if you ask me. Again and again. I’ll cut my skin and drain my soul, lie naked on the floor in silence. Live mutely in a world of sound, […]

A Day Like Any Other

So that was Christmas. I’ve been sick all day, and consequently a little out of it. It’s been a long time anyway, since Christmas lost the luster it had in childhood. That tantalizing magic of suspense and gifts, special decorations and traditions. Now I’m older, and the holiday is as much an inconvenience as it […]

The Art of Disappearing

It’s hardly an art though. Disappearing is regrettably easy. There are hundreds of ways to do it. Loudly. Quietly. Out with a bang. Into the shadows. We all disappear in small ways every day. Some of us more than others. I am rather practiced at it myself. I have learned to be physically present, but not emotionally […]