Archive for June 2012

i’ll be wearing your tattoo

i was sitting next to a man holding his daughter yesterday. “i want a tattoo, daddy,” she said. “no, no… i don’t like tattoos.” “but your arms?” she was confused. “tattoos never go away. they tell about who you used to be and sometimes people change.” the little girl traced a bird on his forearm. […]

behind my eyes i’m hiding

everything changed on february 11, 1994.  it was a friday.  i watched jay leno that night and his musical guest was tori amos.  behind a majestic grand piano sat a tiny woman with curly red hair who played the most hauntingly beautiful lovesong i had ever heard.  i don’t think i moved for the entire […]

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