Bad Habits

If I said it will be okay Would you believe my smiling eyes Or would you sigh and turn away Thinking only of the crime That life has left you responsible for Your life in seeming tatters Yet I’m telling you it’s really just fine Can’t I see what really matters? Your...

Romantic Optimism

I had coffee with an old school friend today. We hadn’t seen each other for almost two decades but Anna* still looked the same. She looked great. We talked about what we’d been doing, our work, our families and everything in between. And of course, we talked about the...

When love leaves

I saw a movie tonight that had me in tears when the lights came up. Like Crazy (stop reading now if you plan on seeing it) is about two people who meet at college and fall in love. It’s love in its purist sense. A love that finds them totally happy and comfortable in...