I Disappear Here

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    Last Christmas in Palm Springs,

    I'd be lying in bed, naked, and even with the air conditioner on, the cool air blowing over me and a bowl of ice, some of it wrapped in a towel, next to the bed, I couldn't become cool. Visions of driving through town and feeling the hot winds on my shoulder and watching the...
    StairsandFlowers StairsandFlowers
    31-35, F
    Dec 21, 2013

    ' You Will Have To Learn Everything All Over Again ' II

    "So much was going on. Of course, mentally, you were always taking notes. Saving it all up. Waiting for the day when you would sit down and write your masterpiece. You dig your typewriter out of the closet and set it up on the dining-room table. You have some good twenty-pound...
    StairsandFlowers StairsandFlowers
    31-35, F
    Sep 25, 2013

    ' For BIG Mistakes ' III

    "Memories fade... but the scars still linger.""I'm behind a red Jaguar with a license plate that reads DECLINE and I have to pull over." Me, Myself, and I .. I heard Fagen sing, "I cried when I wrote this song...."......and I cried while reading this book. I admit, there were...
    StairsandFlowers StairsandFlowers
    31-35, F
    Apr 28, 2013

    ' My Surfboard's Ready For The Tidal Wave ' II

    "I lay back, staring at the television hard, because I once heard that if you stare at the television screen for a long enough time, you can fall asleep." "The alarm goes off at eleven. A song called "A.I" is playing on the radio and I wait until it's over to open my eyes and...
    StairsandFlowers StairsandFlowers
    31-35, F
    Apr 26, 2013

    "Lucky Strikes" IV

    "Where have you been? what have you been doing?""Oh, I don't know. I've been around. Went to that Tom Petty concert at the....Forum. He sang that song, oh, you know, that song we always used to listen to...."Julian closes his eyes and tries to remember the song. "Oh, ****, you...
    StairsandFlowers StairsandFlowers
    31-35, F
    Sep 13, 2013

    ' Are You On The Right Road? ' I

    Ordinary PeopleAn Introduction: To have a reason to get up in the morning, it is necessary to possess a guiding principle. A belief of some kind. A bumper sticker, if you will. People in cars on busy freeways call to each other Boycott Grapes, comfort each other Honk If You Love...
    StairsandFlowers StairsandFlowers
    31-35, F
    Sep 14, 2013

    ' People Are Afraid To Merge...' I

    Third time's a charm. It usually takes about three good readings for me to fully comprehend all of the hidden innuendos, and what-not. 'Less Than Zero' is not entirely inappropriate and immoral! Laughs "There is a crack in everything. That's how the light gets in." Cohen said...
    StairsandFlowers StairsandFlowers
    31-35, F
    Apr 25, 2013

    ' Out Of The Box! ' II

    His old self. That is the image that must be dispelled. He takes down a book and blindly reads it until the words begin grouping together, forming small patterns of reason, of sense.The feeling of joy exists, he knows it now. It must exist outside the sterile medium of his...
    StairsandFlowers StairsandFlowers
    31-35, F
    Oct 9, 2013
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