in a dark house that belongs to none of us, my two friends insist they need me to go get alcohol for them because i have my ID and they don’t. in a iiving room packed with random crap. my sister is there. we are wearing gowns that mean we’re in the past again. she’s […]
standing on stone steps in a city that feels like it is indoors. there is water running down the steps in a slow shallow waterfall, smooth as glass it diverts around my sneakers. they say the city is moving. they have to. it’s too wet. i think this is ridiculous. the green planes atop the […]
I’m being dragged into a building much like my apartment building by emergency personnel. and i am livid. i kick and scream and convince them i am fine on my own, i can leave. i walk to the hospital and yell at the physicians. i tell them that their staff are out of control and […]
standing in an airport. helping a stranger by holding their triplet infants wrapped in white blankets. their full moon heads so soft and perfect against me while they sleep.
standing on a beach with a nun wearing all white. she tells me that the woman out in the waves has been crying for me the whole time. i can see myself in a hospital bed, head wrapped, faced bloodied and beaten, drugged and in a coma. i’m embarrassed that she has seen me in […]
stepping into a large music hall. it’s a church i walked through in 1999. the one with the cafe and garden right next to where the tour guide told us about the stinking dead under the floor. there are pianos on both sides of the red carpet. they are from all over the world. some […]
Listening in on a phone call my boss is having on speaker. I’m annoyed by and embarrassed by her behavior. She is calling her son’s friends to tell them he has to be on a conference call with a potential employer or something. Molly is on the other end, being business polite but i know […]