In a 50s style Dairy Queen. Waiting 3 hours for a chocolate shake and flipping out at the servers. Finally getting my shake and it’s warm, dark liquid. In a sitting room crowded with furniture and books. I open a coffee table book. The pages are thick and coated like wallpaper samples. Some drawings are […]
looking at the sky. pitch black between large yellow and white stars. a claustrophobic feeling as if my face was nearly touching a painted ceiling. a narrator’s voice: Deep within her she held the Beginning of all Time. waking with a start.
in a World Market type store. we’ve been allowed to shop today. the things we’re allowed to get are limited and will be inspected. but it’s a treat nonetheless. we giggle and imagine and play down the aisles. sexangary made a piece of art that she finds for sale there. it’s a deep wooden frame […]
hiking alone at night over frozen snow. when i reach my destination (a place where the starlight makes the snow glow blue-white) i look up to see the star in a moonless sky. i find it easily, burning much brighter than any other star. i see it oscillating up there and remember my history lesson. […]
standing before a fence in the dark. there’s a woman in the clearing wearing a green sari. I feel drawn to her. I have to figure out how to get to her. flying through the air. i’m on track to land in the clearing when something goes wrong. i know i’m going down. i take […]
in a white farm house like Jaimie’s. i am watching through the windows. there is a kid at the end of the driveway, hitting the ground with a stick and pacing. there is a teenager walking in circles in the yard strewn with leaves. i go out the side door onto the deck and there […]
a giant witch sculpture on the top of a skyscraper. they put a blue neon ring around her hips right where her short black dress began to flare to celebrate the cubs winning. we all took pride in our city’s witch and were pleased with the addition of the ring. at work-school we had to […]