Friend, Almost A Lover-Merged Version

Friend, Almost A Lover (a merger of original and open mic version) Friend, Almost a Lover i see you when honey brown lids cover hazel eyes and i breathe the soft scent of your skin and hair and cigarettes and am lost in the thought of you soft an hazy beneath me it is hard ...

Friend, Almost A Lover (Open Mic Version)

Friend, Almost A Lover (as recited at author’s first open mic reading 2.15.04) I see you when caramel lids cover hazel eyes and I am lost in the thought of you soft & hazy beneath me and I want so much to call you to me and make you mine. My friend you are Almost ...

Friend, Almost A Lover (Original)

Friend, Almost A Lover i see you when honey brown lids cover hazel eyes and i breathe the soft scent of your skin and hair and cigarettes. it is hard to sleep at night without your warmth your breath your touch your heartbeat beneath my earlobe and each time you are with me it is ...

The Point

The Point It’s really hard to see what the point is any more. The point of what? Of anything. Of being American, of voting Of bothering to care Of having a voice, an opinion Of civil rights, of democracy Of Democrats, of Republicans Of liberals, of conservatives Of loving others, or loving yourself Of Iraq, ...