His birthday, but it felt like mine.
As if waking and opening eyes to skin and shadows in sheets was a gift, as if every breath of laughter and my eyelashes pressed closed in sunlight were a gift. I told him he was the summer night that I walked barefoot in the dark and the adults drank wine. And I meant it.
And what I've been doing for the past month.
twice sixteen - 14 January, 2016
Hey--what's going on? - 11 April, 2008
I wasn't cool - 30 July, 2004
something you wouldn't believe if you saw it. - 11 May, 2004
Going to 17th and U - 27 April, 2004