Monthly Archives: October 2005

we don’t have to be stars exploding in the night…

or anything quite so unreal let’s just be lovers! I have that Magnetic Field’s song stuck in my head, thanks to a cozy weekend at Rebecca’s doing homework and listening to itunes. It’s a pretty good one to hum while … Continue reading

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Halloweiners

Lately I’ve been waking up with poem fragments rattling around in me. It’s funny. An hour before my alarm goes off I’ll open my eyes and think, “When did I grow to fill this bed?/When did I move from side … Continue reading

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I made 7 people cry

I had the weirdest long day today. So many college classes, so much emotion! It was my turn to lead our seminar class, and I brought up inter-cohort communications as my topic. We used to have these amazing dynamic class … Continue reading

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market research

So, I think it’s time for Perfect Heart to receive a makeover. Fall is here, and with it comes changes, shedding of the old, reminders of our mortality, pumpkin patch visits, sweet puffy vests, waking up in the dark, crunchy … Continue reading

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I ain’t no bear/sexy music questionnaire

I’ve been in crush-hibernation the last few months- avoiding dates, feeling gross. I felt like I had checked the last crush off my list after those dates with Coffee Shop Crush in August. No one seemed that interesting to me, … Continue reading

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dateless wedding Q&A

Please allow me to anticipate your probing questions regarding my dateless attendance at last night’s wedding: Q: Did you forget to turn off your cell phone, and did it ring during the ceremony? A: Yes, and sadly, yes. Although my … Continue reading

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superstitions

In Ireland there is a superstition about magpies. They’re regarded as bearers of news: One’s for sorrow Two’s for joy Three’s a girl Four’s a boy If you see only one magpie, you have to wave at it, like you’re … Continue reading

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long lost friends?

When I was driving around today I heard the song “American Woman” on the radio. I don’t really like the song at all. But when I lived in Ireland they played it in pubs all the time, and whenever it … Continue reading

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basketball playing cats?!

Yes. The cats played basketball. I saw it with my own eyes. Well, one cat anyway. He made a slamdunk! I’ll write about it all when I have more time. Or maybe enough has been said on the subject. So, … Continue reading

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you don’t know yourself till you’re low

The last day and a half since my my “lonely girl” post have brought more crying and coughing. Sometimes hearts get heavier and heaviest, and there’s nothing to do but strain under the weight. These friends are helping to gently … Continue reading

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