In an abandoned History/Art museum with a friend.  Telling her she has to see the Chicago room where it’s Union Station windows and a large dark painting of cherub-style pub life. Staying in a new apartment building that houses students. Taking a bath and noticing a gap in the wall where I can see through […]

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 […]

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 […]