Close the book—a superficial gesture of being done with it. Shut the door - with a cursive notion, never forgetting to lock that. Draw the shades - the semblance of control for what might drown in. They're just rhythmic motions that flow to mean something. Like words from a kid who said, "all I want [...]
…and at night, there is no consistency except for these rats down every ally and side street. I used to love to write. Lately, every time I do, I feel I'm simply preparing a feast for rodents to eat. Imagining them picking this apart is almost enough to stop me from sharing what feels like [...]
If you have to take a short trip to Chicago you're bound to miss a few things, but here's my advice to enjoy the city that has so much to offer.