Desperate Romantic: My Life as a Stalker (A Lamentably True Story)

Posted in Acts of devotion, Love letters, Observation, Real Men with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on November 28, 2014 by Jarrod Boyle

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8: the wonder that’s keeping the stars apart (Continued)

I have moments where I find myself on the verge of tears. One of them was when I read the following: Continue reading

Desperate Romantic: My Life as a Stalker (A Lamentably True Story)

Posted in Acts of devotion, Love letters, Observation, Real Men with tags , , on November 27, 2014 by Jarrod Boyle

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7: the wonder that’s keeping the stars apart

Dear Eurydice, Continue reading

Desperate Romantic: My Life as a Stalker (A Lamentably True Story)

Posted in Acts of devotion, Love letters, Observation, Real Men with tags , , , , , , , on November 26, 2014 by Jarrod Boyle

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6: Calm and Huge, Like a River of Violence

This kind of obsessive love is often depicted as torture. Continue reading

Desperate Romantic: My Life as a Stalker (A Lamentably True Story)

Posted in Acts of devotion, Love letters, Observation, Real Men with tags , , , on November 25, 2014 by Jarrod Boyle

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5.  Fifty-One Jokers and an Ace (Continued)

That really knocked me onto my heels. I don’t know if you’ve heard it, but there’s a poem called somewhere I have never travelled that says, Continue reading

Desperate Romantic: My Life as a Stalker (A Lamentably True Story)

Posted in Love letters, Observation, Real Men, Acts of devotion with tags , , , , on November 24, 2014 by Jarrod Boyle

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4: Fifty-One Jokers and an Ace (Continued)

It’s hard to know whom I’m addressing this to, because there is a considerable disjunction between everything up to and including the conversation of the night of day four and the letter that came on day six. The morning of day five, I received a text saying, Continue reading

Desperate Romantic: My Life as a Stalker (A Lamentably True Story)

Posted in Love letters, Observation, Real Men, Acts of devotion with tags , , , , , , , , on November 23, 2014 by Jarrod Boyle

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3: Fifty-One Jokers and an Ace

Dear Eurydice, Continue reading

Desperate Romantic: My Life as a Stalker (A Lamentably True Story)

Posted in Acts of devotion, Love letters, Observation, Real Men with tags , , , , on November 21, 2014 by Jarrod Boyle

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2: The Best Piece of Art I’ve Seen (By No-One Famous)

The best piece of art I’ve ever seen by no one famous was a dance piece at a TAFE one year, somewhere in the late nineties. I went with my then-girlfriend to watch a young ballet dancer friend of hers doing a solo piece. Continue reading

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