The Most Beautiful Brown Eyes

brown eyes

The mornings have always been the best time of the day for me.   Something about the freshness, the sharpness of the light before the daily confusion gets into full swing. At the time, the only thing I really liked more than the mornings was being stoned in the mornings. Seemed like the world and … Read more

Cruising Kroger

Mike Mahaffey Cruising Kroger

Six years without a drink of alcohol, or drugs, even prescribed drugs, but that changed when Alena left. Maybe a month, 6 weeks after she left I couldn’t find a reason not too? “Smoke some pot, get high, feel good, forget her.” That’s what I told myself. I seemed to be the only person not … Read more

I Had Nothing To Defend

Time seemed to stand still when I was with Mary.  I had quit jobs, taken jobs.  There had been seasons.  There had been moves.  There had been life, and the life was larger than the time.  All consuming. We had cooked Chicken Tetrazenni, we had been to Memphis in May, we had slept together.  We … Read more