Tag Archive for Resignation

A Thousand Martini Hours

Contrasting the pain and the dignity of aging. “Working and sweating in the afternoon sun, | Old man joints aching and creaking, | Dust floating up and onto his old jeans…”


Forgetfulness is “a pool of quicksand, without depth | Swirling in a rapid and ceaseless vortex.”


“Every day I return a little less of me | A little more of them.”


A short story on race packed with both symbolism and thematic depth.