it’s a hospital but it’s also a msytery school.  i’ve been asked to sort through and file magical diagrams. it’s not what i want to be doing, i want to be DOING THE MAGIC. the dog has left the room and so i do the same. i am outside, within the walls of the kingdom, […]

My work building used to be a synagogue. There are still prayer tapestries on the high walls and once a year it fills for worship. Preparations are under way. The second floor is City Hall. It’s packed full of people holding gifts (ragdolls and plush toys, action figures and games), waiting for their favorite celebrity […]

i am a man who has recently discovered the ability to hop across time.  i’ve only done it once, but surely that must be what happened.  i’m in the future.  in some sort of warehouse.  i’m talking to a man i came upon as i was getting my bearings.  he is friendly and upbeat at […]

standing in our front yard at night.  noticing the gray stripes of large snakes taking over the yard. i point them out to a friend and we go inside. trying to clean up our home.  our relationship has reached a level of dysfunction that is visible to all who walk in.  his kid doesn’t even […]

julia sent me a video of my cats. she knew i missed them.  i ran up to the computer lab to watch it but my college roommates were already there, in my account, playing it before i even had a chance to see it.  they were oblivious to boundaries and expected privacy and didn’t understand […]