on a night like this

fall is whispering to me. soon, i’ll have a birthday, & soon there’ll be no reason to wear linen. i’ll have to save mis chanclas for trips downstairs to get mail or let the pizza man in. favorite hoodies & jackets will be assessed for wearability & possibly replaced with new favorites. shawls, shawls, shawls, SHAWLS! trips to gary’s on 49th for pedicures will become more & more infrequent; massive cups of tea will increase in number so i can take the chill off. i can finally fry the chicken heath & i were talking about, & perhaps i’ll perfect my vegan/ soy free/ casein free/ gluten free “mac & cheese.” my spontaneous trips to nyc will wane. it’ll be turkey day before i know it, & i’ll be yet again calling karas to tell her that i’ve been walking around w/ a mini bottle of grand mariner in my apron pocket to deal w/ the fuckery of unwanted company. & the pre-christmas shopping will begin as soon as the last trick-or-treating wraps up.

it’s coming, most undoubtedly.

let’s just hope i can feel this romantic about my least-favorite season, winter.

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3 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. PretaMulatta
    Aug 21, 2008 @ 12:23:00

    sigh.
    4 the fact that u can have pizza delivered in your neighborhood (another reason 2 detest where i live).
    4 the fact that i’ve been fantasizing about 3 days marinated fried chicken, cooked in SHORTENING!!!
    and
    4 the fact that i’m actually looking FORWARD 2 autumn.

    (like a damn fool)

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  2. ms. bliss honeycomb
    Aug 21, 2008 @ 17:08:00

    groan.

    this time of year always gets me down because i know fall is coming…

    it seems like i can hardly stand anything except spring or summer. i never need to see snow again. lol.

    but…maybe this year will be different. MAYBE.

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  3. AlteredThought
    Aug 25, 2008 @ 21:42:00

    dude…i love this time of year…winter…fall..getting cold..gettin’ fly in my sweaters and cords…my skin losing it’s supple brown but giving way to my indian red tones…I LOVE IT

    Reply

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