Category Archives: M. Du Jour

1/6/2020 – A Golden Dream

1/6/2020 – The day begins before dawn. It begins in my dreams; we live together, awash in the pale golden light of love. We glide through our cottage, the air thick with domesticity and desire. Birds dine on sunflower seeds … Continue reading

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12/28/2019 – Francy the Cat Moonbathes

12/28/2019 – Francy has found a spot in the bay window to moonbathe, the tufts of dark fur between her pink toes perky and her green eyes half shut. She’s a chunky cat, sturdy but mainly fur, not fat. Her … Continue reading

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12/24/2019 – A Killing in the Building

12/24/2019 – I get ready for sleep, undressing and slipping between my worn flannel sheets. The apartment still smells of baking cheese from the gratin and I cannot hear my neighbors. It’s an old apartment, built in 1906, the year … Continue reading

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Monsieur Du Jour – 2010

JANUARY 2010 Tonight is both the New Year and a blue moon, so I am eager to lurk in dark parks peering skyward. I dress with care; I’m treating myself to dinner at Chow, and then plan on taking an … Continue reading

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Monsieur Du Jour – 2009

SEPTEMBER 2009 I’m mulling things over, engrossed in the clouds overhead, and resting my head on my balled up grey jacket with gold Carpe Diem blazer buttons. Ferdinand sniffs flowers under the willow tree, bluebirds fly by, and a soft … Continue reading

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