Friday, December 18, 2009

Keep your enemies closer

Sometimes I feel like I could hurt you so much.

I'll never be exactly sure, much like how I will never understand you, but I do know exactly what to say. Maybe you'll brush it off.

Maybe it will haunt you twenty years later.

Maybe I completely mean to be a bitch.

Associate professors

I have always wondered if she truly understands the situation. If she realizes what she has gotten herself into.

I have imagined her asking me for my opinion, and I have practiced wry, off-the cuff-style responses.

He's really more like a concept. A myth. Head tilt. A legend.

Truth be told I would probably freeze up, stammer. Change the subject.