Thursday, June 30, 2005
They exit the ice cream shop like a flock of birds; waving their little spoons like hummingbird wings.
They're a group that swoops for scoops.
Tuesday, June 28, 2005
He tries to ignore their conversation... fiddling with the pens on his desk... talking on the phone. They stumble to think of the name of that actor... you know... the one in that movie...
He gives away the answer and himself.
Sunday, June 26, 2005
Tom Cruise yelled at reporters again. He ought to blame his dyslexia...
He thinks he's in "War of the Words."
Saturday, June 25, 2005
"You're only saving five bucks," her son says. "Five bucks is five bucks," she replies.
One day he'll know what that means.
Friday, June 24, 2005
"It is so greasy... and so sloppy... it's just sooooo bad," she tells her friend. "Then why eat it?" comes the usual response.
"Because it's sooooo good!"
Thursday, June 23, 2005
"You need to apologize to her" she tells him. He sighs, "I'm so tired of trying to do the right thing all the time. It's too much work."
She smirks, "well, I manage alright."
Wednesday, June 22, 2005
"I told you I don't have a buck to give you!" he screams at the homeless guy. "But--" the guy cuts in. "No--" he cuts off. Determined, the guy continues, "but I gave you a buck yesterday."
He walks back to the guy... "I'm sorry, baby... sorry."
Monday, June 20, 2005
She sits at her computer and sighs. Noticing no one look up, she goes to get coffee... and sighs. People walk off.
No one is reading the sighs.
Saturday, June 18, 2005
She offers up her finest box of chocolates to her guest, only to be greeted with one lonely piece in the box. "Would you can to finish off the last piece?" she grins, "before I finish off my husband?"
He stands up quickly, "I'll get some drinks."
Friday, June 17, 2005
Looking over my own LifeWatches, I laugh, I tear up, I remember.
Watching Life in Reruns.
Thursday, June 16, 2005
The earth begins to shake, rattling bottles and nerves. They run out of the store as quickly as possible... except for her. She's scratching her lottery tickets.
She's pressing her luck.
Wednesday, June 15, 2005
She sings to the radio. 'I thought you hated that song' he questions. 'I do...' she adds to his confusion.
'I just like to sing.'
Sunday, June 12, 2005
He keeps sneezing as he walks. He tries to ignore it, but every other step is broken
There's just no walking away from that one
Thursday, June 09, 2005
The cop calls out to pull over. He nervously looks in his rear view mirror, then smiles.
It isn't him.
Tuesday, June 07, 2005
He catches her touching the picture of their son on the wall. She pretends to dust it, then walks away.
He pretends to straighten it.
Sunday, June 05, 2005
The power goes out, leaving her to bask in the redness of a summer sunset. She runs off to get a pen, so that she can write about it.
She's missing the power, the pen and the point.
Friday, June 03, 2005
They're too busy making out to notice the homeless man. Even as he stands there and stares, they go on.
That's makes three people who need to get a room.
Wednesday, June 01, 2005
"It's not that I think that I don't try hard enough... it's just that I don't care."
I don't even think he cares how many negatives that sentence had.
WANT A BETTER LIFE?