by Mark Chmiel
“So her mother died from a brain tumor?
Sure, I can spend some time with her”
“You’re spending too much time on Netflix?
Let’s read Mansfield Park, 30 minutes a night, whaddaya say?”
“Your friend is going in for surgery next week?
Give her this gatha, if and when the time is right…”
“You didn’t see this quarter-life crisis coming, now here it is?
Café V at 7, I’ll tell you of the mid-life crisis I saw coming”
“You don’t know when you’ll get back to El Salvador to see her?
Come on over, we can miss the missing together”