On a Sunday night,
we walked some streets in Cambridge.
It was fall. The streets were wet; the
air was chilled.
We actually found a small place
that served chowder. It was cheap,
and it was good. And I
imagined a hundred places like it in
the town. I think I
That was my first and so far last trip there,
though she came once to me. But
at the time, we were set at odds against
each other; there was no way
we could get it right.
C L Couch
Bicycles in the Rain
I use C L Couch when writing formally because it is a version of my name that's genderless. And, frankly, easier for handwriting--I have a severe writer's cramp. In conversation, I go by Christopher, having been named for the boy who had the poly bear and finally being (achieving) fine with that.
I use small Xes all the time because WordPress won't let me cut and paste the text from my program page to this one. (Grrrrrr.)
I am a career educator, semi-retired due to disability. I live in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania (USA).
The main photographs at this site (of the road, of me) were crafted by photographer and my friend Debra Danielson. A variety of her work is available for appreciation at
Thank you, lookers, hearers.--Christopher
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