Tag Archives: Marianne Faithfull

Christmas is Hell

This year, Christmas went all right. I envy people who get excited, people who say it’s their favorite time of year. It isn’t my favorite time at all. It’s the worst. Every year, I brace myself, starting on November 1st. … Continue reading

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What It’s Like – a Poem

I’m a fatalist. I believe everything is as it is meant to be. That doesn’t mean I don’t make choices, of course I do. I live, so, inevitably, I must make decisions: do or don’t; this or that; here or … Continue reading

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The Light and Dark Side

I’m listening to Marianne Faithfull’s Dreaming My Dreams. Sometimes hearing this song makes me burst into tears. When she says, “I hope that I find what I’m reaching for. The way that it is in my mind,” it stabs me … Continue reading

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