folding newspaper strips into chain lace for our wedding. the way mom used to do with wrigley gum wrappers. bringing my fiancée to  see my hometown which is all indoors like a giant mall. my mother is supportive but the community is not.  they pass me around the school gymnasium on a chair made of […]

living in my last apartment with my suburban upper class generic dream family.  we see a neighbor woman acting a little strange.  she’s wearing a mask and peeking into our windows. we know her, she can come over any time.  and then it appears as if she falls.  she’s super pregnant so I, a teenage […]

stacks of sleds. students planning a skiing trip.  college kids raiding the freezer of their Mother.  She’s got the head and torso of an egg, humpty dumpty style.  Her abdomen and thighs are curtains tied back, a belt buckle is a disproportionately small window. Her knees and calves are sticks.  Her feet are conjoined mermaid fins. […]

in a dark space.  finding the end of a rope on the dirty concrete.  following it through rooms until it led me to an 8 year old girl wearing a backpack and school clothes.  explaining that i’m going to take care of her.  that i know it’s a little weird because we’re different races, but […]

hannah’s nose fell off.  at first it was just loose, you could lift it up off her face like a hinged door.  but then one day i came home and it was just gone.  i looked around the house for it but couldn’t find it.  i went to see my dad and my uncle to […]