Tag Archives: calamity

in my shoes

before i knew it, i was in mid-downward flight to the carpet outside the men’s locker room at the gym. i had to break the fall with my elbows and wrists. And I had to look up, disgraced, as onlookers … Continue reading

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a wonder

i smiled not once today, and i did not do it consciously. the entire day vanquished at the very moment when i thought i had lost my wallet, which is the worst possible calamity that could possibly happen to any … Continue reading

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curvilinear

how quickly things disintegrate when you least expect it. a typo, a word mispoken, an insight, a glance, a gesture–each articulated exactly 3 seconds too late to be exchanged. setting off a spiral into calamity. How could this happen? you … Continue reading

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