there is no synonym for reunion

I wanted my skin to be soft, so you couldn’t feel the years between us. I thought that might preclude the inevitable side effects of time travel. That if NOW was soft and loving, maybe THEN wouldn’t matter. But it wasn’t THEN I needed to worry about. The prime directive of time travel says: time […]

On the Anniversary of Heartbreak

On the Anniversary of Heartbreak and Its Doppelganger or: A STUDY IN HISTORY REPEATING ITSELF “Farewells can be shattering, but returns are surely worse. Solid flesh can never live up to the bright shadow cast by its absence. Time and distance blur the edges; then suddenly the beloved has arrived, and it’s noon with its […]