Jul 21, 2009

An Afternoon Marinade

I'm gently marinating in a distressed yellow coffee shop, just behind the glass from a steady warm rain. The Barista's red t-shirt is cut wide with a scissors at the collar. The mugs must all be clean, because she's sitting tight against a small wooden table and slowly running her finger from its center to the nearest of its four corners. Her quiet smile tightens to a whistle around the words "lights will guide..." And I realize this is her CD playing, a bowl of all the gooey-est Coldplay songs she could find. A marinade to tenderize the tightest of afternoon muscle.

Coldplay - Fix You (mp3)


At Wednesday, July 22, 2009, Blogger Alexander said...

I like your style. I have to say. Pretty cool.


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