New Poem: “The One I Lost”

Image source: http://www.flickr.com/photos/dadoodle/6999296936/ The Floridian rain gets me down and produces a sense of melancholy, a rare acrimony I do not normally possess. I never know what to do with these emotions, as I so rarely feel them. Do I find a quiet room and cry? Do I look up a therapist on Google and…

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Following my dream.

The other night, on my drive home from work, I gave my mom a call. Don’t worry, I used my bluetooth. Both hands on the wheel, just like Mutti would want. We did the usual chitchat – How was your day? How’s work? Grandma still crazy?  – and then the conversation drifted to me. I…