Tag Archives: Chicago

breaking up

i guess i am beginning to get used to the fact that I will never get used to living in Boston. although i do feel a bit lighter now that I’ve removed myself from a context and environment that had … Continue reading

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the mayor

i’ve been thinking a lot about the mayor of Chicago. what an odious man he seems to be… odious, as in arrogant, conniving, predatory, egomanical, megalomaniacal, insensitive, duplicitous…  And so unfazed by the fact that so many people find him to be odious … Continue reading

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i apologize for not having written to you in days, but it feels like forever. if writing years are akin to dog years, then it’s been quite a long time. i’ve missed you. i hope you don’t mind my saying … Continue reading

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Boston to Beijing, sans Beijing

tonight i found myself on a flight from Boston to Beijing, with a stop in Chicago. I am not sure why I got off the plane in Chicago. Was it fear? Was it laziness about coming up with another excuse … Continue reading

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unattached

A perfect Chicago night, weather-wise. The frozen wind crashing into my face, free of judgment, free of violence and harm.  it made me feel alive and happy and free and un-alone for the first time since i saw you last, … Continue reading

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parking

i half heartily write these words because it’s that time of the night where a Lunesta has kicked in and the first effect you really notice is forgetting not only how to spell, but how to type. typing on this … Continue reading

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regret #97

as soon as the plane landed in Chicago, I knew I had made a humongous mistake. gone were the mountains and the mists above the mountains. gone was the rainforest. gone were the double rainbows over Green Lake. gone was … Continue reading

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the personal chef

I met a woman from Chattanooga tonight who stopped herself en route to Honduras to stay in Chicago several months ago and now she cannot leave. She has been living with a family and cooking their meals. And then cooking … Continue reading

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