the world & words of a new york city writer

gretchen is a writer in new york city

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like clean up on isle three.

2:32: “you know how wild i be…”

Sometimes
I just
Love
Words.

“…who gives a fuck what they say?”

one week. strong.

Today is the one week anniversary of my 39th birthday. Continue reading

one time



TWO TIME

BIRTHDAY! Peace out 30s

Today is my 39th birthday. Here’s how I feel:

 

here. nor. there.

I’m back in town.

The plan was to hide in sticks-ville for my entire out-of-office time… alas, things are always beckoning me back to my favorite girlfriend of Manhattan.

I reckon I’ll stick around two weeks, then dip back out. The trees and sunshine are suiting me.

Also, my heart is bandaged after being diced. Repair isn’t the right term. Some things don’t exactly heal, getting better is a start.

In usual form, I wrote a poem about it. I promise I’m not usually so predictable… only when it comes to heartbreak and poetry.

(untitled)

we remained
beyond a(s)(certain)
state. we spoke —
i mean he
said things to(o)
my heart. that
you would never
he/re/ar… understand
when we combined
together, became
a new expression.
i never sang before
exhaling our whisper
and blowing out —
extinguishing all
prior pictures of
never. before.

 

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