• caitlin commented on the post, station 8 years, 2 months ago

    stations of the cross.
    train station.
    infestation.
    stationary.

  • caitlin commented on the post, rise 8 years, 2 months ago

    it is an order to ascend from a seated or horizontal position and assume a ready stance.

    yeast. sunshine. bodies out of bed.

  • caitlin commented on the post, plaid 8 years, 2 months ago

    the sweet woolen paths for ants to follow down at a picnic

    red and woolen warm on a northwestern man

    tattered and hopelessly dirty on kurt cobain

  • caitlin commented on the post, radio 8 years, 2 months ago

    spitting static in my car
    the radio is a passenger who only wants me to sing.

  • caitlin commented on the post, remember 8 years, 2 months ago

    i try not to remember the things you forgot.

    it took the absence of those little things for you to remember them.

    we only remember the traumatic, embarrassing things, the scary things, the really sad things in our lives. we don’t remember the smallest things–really, the happiest things.

  • caitlin commented on the post, canteen 8 years, 3 months ago

    the taste of water from a canteen is metallic;
    with a tongue turned to tin, i screw on the lid.

  • caitlin commented on the post, booth 8 years, 3 months ago

    they line the walls of that godforsakenplace down the street
    sink your ass into cold, french-fry greased squeaky red plastic.

    i’ll take a plate of pancakes and some coffee PLEASE. thanks marge.

  • caitlin commented on the post, pretzel 8 years, 3 months ago

    it is the sweet and complicated configuration my legs assumed in kindergarten on a short scratchy carpet. to me, it is not the salty snack, for i have never preferred the stale dryness of a pretzel.

  • caitlin commented on the post, domestic 8 years, 3 months ago

    it is the ultimate fate of so many in the world. the young people in the bar at 4pm; the students in the library all afternoon; the random people in the street. a house, a fenced yard, a bucket of cleaning supplies, a laundry room… it’s in the cards for so many. the domestic scene. […]

  • caitlin commented on the post, tempted 8 years, 3 months ago

    it wasn’t like the consequences weren’t considered. surely they had to have crossed his mind. but the sweet assumption of safety, of she’ll-never-find-out, of the exciting possibilities made all reason, unreasonable and everything precious, cheap.

    he was tempted. he gave in.