Sunbeams: My theory is that everyone, at one time or another, has been at the fringe of society in some way: an outcast in high school, a stranger in a foreign country, the best at something, the worst at something, the one who’s different. Being an outsider is the one thing we all have in common.
Friday, April 10, 2009
for deposit only
just for today, i will grow skin as thick as century-old cedars, guard my heart from cupid's arrow and my breast from cancer's lust. i will not cry for unknown loss nor weep for the unblossomed
[written on the back of a deposit slip in the car while waiting for the boys to get out of school]