“AVOIDANCE”

By John Grey It's possible that, even now. you had nothing left to say. that I was wasting my time by pressing my finger to my lips or covering my ears with my hands. Could be that, as I rushed from the room, slammed the door, that I was leaving behind silence, that the drive … Continue reading “AVOIDANCE”

“A LOVER OF ASTRONAUTS”

By John Grey Until now, she's only loved astronauts and, as I stare into her dark eyes, a jet stream of disappointment streaks behind her. She's listening for that countdown in my groping embarrassed silence, the explosion of takeoff in nervous, ground-hugging words. Here I am at the end of a long line of adventure … Continue reading “A LOVER OF ASTRONAUTS”