Planning on sneaking into a high class party that we’re not invited to.  Possibly to scam someone, possibly just to pretend we belong.  I don’t have anything to wear but Molly offers me a dress.  It’s packaged like a barbie doll, a red silky thing with spaghetti straps in a clear plastic box.  i tell […]

at my aunt’s house, someone is reading Kevin’s old letters.  There’s one in there about the doll.  the doll is in the trunk.  it’s a rubber and latex doll that looks just like kevin.  super fucking creepy.  but, people are in mourning so you can’t say that politely.  we put the doll back. at home […]

at the edge a large natural pool of cool clean water.  there are several people standing around on the marsh.  i’m in a long orange and brown dress again.  this time it’s silk.  i have to be the one to show them it’s ok.  i have to lead them into the water.  i step in […]

sitting on the floor and talking to Mo on the phone.  She tells me, “Promise you won’t use Chaos Magic. You can’t. It’s too risky.  If he takes advantage of it, he’ll use it against you.  Don’t use it. Not even a little of it!” I’ve got my dog in a shoebox I painted black […]

we go into the basement.  there are two staircases, perfectly aligned and next to each other, but the steps of the outside case are a good 2 feet below the steps of the case that follows the wall.  sandy hops from one narrow case to the next like it’s nothing. there is no railing. when […]