The Sisterhood

She thought herself better because they’d been together for decades. That illusion now fades. They’d “live free or die,” having believed the Big Lie, then die he did. Now, heaven forbid, she must play the hand dealt, she how her cruelty felt. Welcome, sister dear! You’ve become what you most fear.

Low-Hanging Fruit of a Poison Tree

Persistently Positive Patty thinks she can decree how my life should be. As does Reverend Robbie. It’s in the Bible, you see. And the self-help hyperbole, whose many followers agree, holds the key to being happy. Access it now, only $257.33. But what if, maybe, what’s best for me is what my intuition tells me, […]


Dear Universe, next time I ask for someone to show me a bit of compassion, kindly refrain from once again dumping on me all the shit you can scoop up. I get the message that you don’t care for me, but your cruelty is quite uncalled for. On second thought, I’m not going to ask […]