Annicita's Poetry, Short Stories & Thoughts

Tuesday, March 24, 2009

You Know You Are on a Doomed Date When Introduction Part 4

We all have our tolerance levels of what we are willing to forgo for that chance meeting for a lasting relationship. Some of us could care less about what they are wearing or for that matter what we are wearing as well. Have you ever been on a date with someone who dresses like Jon in the Garfield... Sign in to see full entry.

You Know You Are on a Doomed Date When Introduction Part 3

Many of you will say now really... how bad can it be? Perhaps you are making too much of it. Give it a chance...go with the flow...Don't judge a book by it's cover...and so on. Trust me it can be very bad. Especially if you are vulnerable and just coming out of a major funk from being dumped. Your... Sign in to see full entry.

You Know You Are on a Doomed Date When Introduction Part 1A

You know what I am talking about...that date that you will never forget...or perhaps you have been on a series of them (though I hope not). The one a friend of a friend just had to be set up and tag along with your friend and her date. The one that your mom sets you up with for her friend's son that... Sign in to see full entry.

You Know You Are on a Doomed Date When Introduction Part 2

Many of us have had friends who wanted to date someone but unfortunately they have a "friend" who is visiting. The guy you want to date says "oh by the you have an available friend so that I don't leave him sitting here waiting for me?" Guess what? Unsuspecting you walks into the room and... Sign in to see full entry.

Saturday, February 14, 2009

We Love

I awaken bereft of your presence in the middle of the night Your warmth no longer beside me Fruitless efforts to sleep anew from your absence A sudden brief chill as the cover lifts Your body settles next to mine Your arm embraces me Pulling me closer Your breath warms my neck I love you wafts... Sign in to see full entry.

Thursday, February 12, 2009

Grandma and I: Two Birds of a Feather Could not Flock Together!

I picked up a brochure about studying at Univerisaria Nacional Autonoma de Mexico in Mexico City: s ix weeks of intensive Spanish classes. So I begged and pleaded my case with my dad who insisted it was not a good idea for me to go there. No one lived close enough to the university. I asked about... Sign in to see full entry.

Tuesday, February 10, 2009

You Eat Honey

Grandma liked to be the center of attention. She would feign illness so that everyone would fuss over her. One summer while I was visiting in Mexico we dropped by to spend some time with grandma. Everything was fine and everyone was enjoying sitting around and catching up with the family news. The... Sign in to see full entry.

Monday, February 9, 2009

Give Me a Ride or Else!

Grandma Rodriguez, God love her, was always angling to have attention focused on her. She didn't like to stay in one place for long and was packed and ready to go in an instant. She wanted attention from my dad, however he was always elsewhere too busy to give her the time and attention she so... Sign in to see full entry.

Friday, February 6, 2009


Abuelita is quite a character. I guess I would be too if I had the kind of life that she did. Born in a small town outside Beirut called Beit Chabeb but immigrated with family at early age with the threat of war breaking out in Lebanon. Her parents gave her hand in marriage as a teenager to a man in... Sign in to see full entry.

Wednesday, February 4, 2009

Abuelita MIa (My Grandmother)

My grandmother loved to cook! Foods from her native country Lebanon as well as mexican food. Her favorite pastime was setting out a banquet even if it was only for one! Her favorite line was "You eat honey!" as she keeps refilling your plate. I stayed with my grandmother o ne summer while studying... Sign in to see full entry.

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