Entries Tagged as ‘young max’

3 April 2008

Tuck Her Beneath Your Covers Got A Love Keep Her There Make Love All The Time

Lipstik_There Is Only One Thing.mp3

Then you get the guy in the fat guy truck–
There was no need to finish. The line erupted in laughter. The man who’d announced that we “got the guy” was waiting for his package at the Maspeth UPS Customer Center, and he was really fat. Since he [...]

19 March 2008

The Book Says That It Was Written By A Beggar On The Walls Of Babylon

Young Max made up a board game: Soccer As Strategy. It was a bunch of squares and a stuffed ball and some Lego guys. He and I named our Lego guys Link Rogers and Julia Child, respectively, and after a tedious twenty minutes of rule changing he finally won and I finally got [...]

2 November 2007

I Hate To Wake You Up To Say Goodbye

I rode over the Manhattan Bridge tonight; as I was rounding the final bend I saw several flailing arms sliding out of view behind the concrete barrier separating me from Canal Street. I idly supposed a handicapped accessible sign had gone missing.

Young Max and Emma make way for ducklings.
Instead, what I learned when I [...]

26 October 2007

What Became Of The Likely Lads

I took care of Baby Delilah last week. Her parents are musicians, so I think they sing to her a lot before they put her to bed. I know some French songs from my mother and some church songs from my Lutheran God and I taught preschool so I can grimace through The [...]