(▀̿Ĺ̯▀̿ ̿) Let’s Be Slow Learners

The one and only time I read it was in high school, grade 11 English class. I guess it is one of THE books, part of the English Canon Of Literature, there with Chaucer’s ‘Canterbury Tales’, Steinbeck’s ‘Of Mice And Men’, and doesn’t just stand the test of time, it becomes more haunting and prophetic as each decade comes and goes since it was published … Continue reading (▀̿Ĺ̯▀̿ ̿) Let’s Be Slow Learners

Christmas Back in Dodge

Why I’m Keeping My Mouth Shut For Christmas

It felt strange, to speak up and make my presence known, seemed tantamount to talking to the TV, yet, I forced myself to say “that’s my stop, it’s after the A&W“. To which the copper-haired girl turned her shiny black cat lady sunglasses towards me, and I felt exposed. With her alabaster skin and the stud in her lip and her worn leather jacket. The older … Continue reading Why I’m Keeping My Mouth Shut For Christmas