Author Archives: theboyfriend2010

Natural Causes

I only remember two things about her. That she liked Chinese food and that once she told me that she didn’t need to be happy if her family was happy. Advertisements

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XX XY XX

He tricked you into calling him.  You told him you would let him listen to your voice so that he’d be sure you were a woman.  The conversation lasted over an hour.  He kept on feeding you possible scenarios that … Continue reading

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Fear of History

On November 9th she only wrote about the weather.  The week before it had been almost 100 and that day it was 50.  She wrote that in Iowa one day it was 75 and the next 30.  Fifty-degree fluctuations in … Continue reading

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Husband Killer

I was in the middle of reading a story about a tennis referee who was famous because John McEnroe screamed at her once, when I got the urge to go out.  She bludgeoned her husband with his World’s Best Golfer … Continue reading

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We won’t forget.

He was going to be gone a few hours so I sat down to make a to-do list while I listened to the radio.  It’s mostly useless to listen.  The situation is the same everywhere but some in the media … Continue reading

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The Final Walk

  I search in and out, above, about and below for the pieces of the puzzle.  I know the pieces don’t exist yet, but I still try.  I have nothing better to do while we wait for someone to do … Continue reading

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Synonyms

Today the newspaper published photos of soldiers posing with the mangled remains of Afghan suicide bombers.  The paratroopers posed for photos next to the Afghan police, grinning while some held — and others squatted beside — the corpse’s severed legs.  … Continue reading

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