Tag Archives: relationships

Visitor

He is late, of course. He is always late. He leaves late, he gets lost, he hits traffic, he postpones or outright cancels due to unforeseen circumstances. Once he called me from an airport to tell me he’d missed his … Continue reading

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The Exchange

They finally hit our unit this afternoon. Full shakedown. Drug sniffing dogs. The works. We were evacuated from the building into an early winter squall and subjected to pat downs before being released to the rec yard where we competed … Continue reading

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Elijah

I noticed him at the Christian table, a young black man with a linebacker’s body and the face of a cherub. He wore a Kippa atop his smooth head. He said “What’s up?” and I said “How are you?” and … Continue reading

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Anecdote

Fatal Attraction came on last night, reminding me of Lyle. It was one of many movies we had rented over the course of the indictment, I suppose as a way of keeping our minds occupied. In one scene, Michael Douglas … Continue reading

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Pulled and Bagged

When I got back this evening after walking the track, it was to find Gordo weeping at the desk in my cell. He was telling Rod that he didn’t know what to do, whether to call, whether to write. He … Continue reading

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