Go Baby, Don’t Be Long

Beautiful day. Serene. The sun quite literally is kissing the skin; infinitely gentle. A walk about the yard is always a welcome respite, therapeutic on so many levels, a mental reinforcement exercise ... well, you get the point. To add to it, there’s a delight in the home. A small-a-nyana drop-top automobile; V8 engine; classic …

Oh, shit … there’s love

There’s a certain young woman who has me enchanted. Beautiful, isn’t she? What am I asking? Of course, you don’t know her. And it doesn’t help that I am private about these things. You’ll have to take my word for it then. She is absolutely gorgeous. Any-who, she has me at a disadvantage. Love. People. …

No love dying

  For reasons we thought best We parted ways She cried A lot Her eyes swell I was miserable I wrote myself into a stupor Though pithy, our text conversations were intense She wasn’t going to let it be She let me know There’ll be no love dying here It seemed as though she was …

Jamie and Charmaine: sheer hardship and love

"If it had been precisely a year ago, I probably would've missed her striking presence. In fact, I think I would've childishly whizzed past her, labeled her boring and thought of someone else insignificant and then moved my roving eye elsewhere. Someplace light in complexion." He, a dear friend of mine, honestly spit those words …

The dating game is a jungle

I remember parents in my neighbourhood who restricted their daughters from playing in the streets with other children. So they'd return from school and be indoors. On weekends, you wouldn't see them at all. I guess the idea was to have them away from boys. Which is a good idea. Boys ruin and hurt girls …