Author Archives: Gunmetal Geisha

The Conspiracy Against ‘Poor’ Trump as Told by a Woman Who Regrets Not Voting

It was a buffoon’s pathological yearning to be in the spotlight — as opposed to power — that brought Donald here.                                                                     […]

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On Romance, Gardens and Pride

Let’s stop being idiots.                                                                                                       […]

My Favorite Fails, Part II

Cartoony victims don’t bleed. My arms assured me I was no cartoon.                                                                                       […]

My Favorite Fails, Part I

I was whimpering into a spoon.                                                                                                   […]

Loyalty Does Not Equal Blindness

Without my permission, I suddenly turned into a spurned lover.                                                                                           […]

Naturally, I Want to be Perfect

What’s new? Nothing and everything. The future is now.                                                                                             […]

Why the Romantically Disgruntled Have it Good

When people refer to themselves as “single,” their voice drops a little.                                                                                       […]

Dispatch from the Plane

In my other life, I get to sleep in my own bed.                                                                                       […]

City Girl Hauntings

We’ve floated from Tehran rooftops to the streets of Florence to cathedral catacombs of Upper Manhattan.                                                                               […]

The Love of Masquerade and the Macabre

Such ugly fun. Naturally I was addicted.                                                                                                 […]