The Company of Women

A strange day today starting with insomnia, progressing to migraine and trouble functioning at work. I’m afraid though that the start had an impact on work and after a bit returning home seemed the better course of action. A nap later I’m still not quite there, but certainly closer to the next opportunity at a…… Continue reading The Company of Women

SRS going on nine months

Not exactly nine, more than eight, less than nine. It’s been four months or so since I’ve written anything about the surgery and the results. Truthfully things are not enormously changed, there are issues I’m dealing with, but they are very few. A few weeks ago I was finally able to ditch the liners. This…… Continue reading SRS going on nine months


A tower of strength Muscle and bone Terror and love Pride and insecurities Never satisfied and secure Childhood stories A lost watch A bicycle taken away Resentments Never forgiven Paternal love Lost at fourteen Too early Sweatshops and pushcarts Feeling the brute A life of work A life of poetry A life of talking with…… Continue reading Dad