Author Archives: mtromano

About mtromano

I am mtromano on almost every platform. Find me.

The Good Bakes

Hello, If you’re looking for me, I’m now at thegoodbakes.wordpress.com. Come visit. Maria

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Waste Your Summer Praying in Vain

It seemed right to leave the love letter as the final post on the blog. Go quietly into the night. But I’m back. I had a surprise snow day (really, Ossining, we close schools with an inch of slush?) And I … Continue reading

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Dearest Maria,

Going to start big, because I need you to believe this, to feel it through and through. You are the one I love and will love until my dying day. I love your skin, your knees, your heart, your mind, … Continue reading

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I Don’t Feel Free

All my self talk has been negative lately. You know, that track that whisper talks all the ugliest parts of you. It’s been stuck, and it’s keeping me quiet. I’ve tried talking to  my friends. I can feel their loving … Continue reading

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I Carry This With Me

I used to love books and reading and writing, but I’m so distracted by the world around me (and on my phone) that I only finish a book under book club time pressure. I’m embarrassed and sad because reading was … Continue reading

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Evacuate the Dance Floor

A complete list of things I ate today because I was excited/nervous and later, waiting for the man I love: Two leftover Trader Joe’s phyllo pastries eaten while dripping from morning shower Two coffees with Trader Joe’s vanilla almond milk, … Continue reading

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It Gets Late Early Around Here

I’m sitting in a dark corner at a New Jersey Panera. Don’t ask me how I got here, but here I am. I decided to do NaNoWriMo this year, but I’m doing it my way. I’m writing every day and keeping a word count, … Continue reading

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