Kitty Power

January 29, 2006
by Candicissima

I Try

Bleary-eyed, I made my way down the block towards the corner. Running late as usual. There’s some random standing on the stoop at 341. I note him, but I’m walking and don’t particularly care. “Hey, girl,” he says. “Hey,” I … Continue reading

November 14, 2005
by Candicissima
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You Could Have It All

The real part of the night begins with cider (for me), beer (for Farmer), and splitting a plate of penne pasta with chicken. I’m amused to be in a Williamsburg pub eating pasta in the first place. How random can … Continue reading

June 20, 2005
by Candicissima
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Us Girls We Like Dances Too

I’m around Port Authority on a Thursday night pushing 11:30. After a day feeling subdued, I was ready for something different to pass the time with. I had made tentative plans to meet up with a newish kid and there … Continue reading

March 31, 2005
by Candicissima
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We met when I was a lamb in a mountain goat disguise. He flashed that wolfish smile and I started to shake behind my bravado. I learned how to hide better as time went on. Lining up on paper doesn’t … Continue reading

December 2, 2004
by Candicissima
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Warm Road

Arma virumque cano…I found myself at the Bowery Ballroom in a rush last night. Ant and I had been doing the potential place surveying, weighing the pros and cons at a homey would-be neighborhood restaurant. One had space that we … Continue reading

November 25, 2003
by Candicissima
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The Division

I’d be lying if I didn’t say I was nervous. I spent most of the night in front of the mirror, checking and rechecking my outfit, striving for slightly dishelved and fashionably cool yet casual. I didn’t bother to ask … Continue reading