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 mom tells me that she has talked to the managers and i can have the space i choose.  i am given a list of available apartments and i choose the 47th floor without even looking at the place first.  when i move in it is a huge carpeted place.  i dance around in the […]

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 […]

In a gas station running errands for someone that I don’t want to be doing things for.  I’m holding a jug of juice and a packet of tobacco when I hear the clerk say that some idiot just bought a case of that low-quality tobacco.  I know that it must have been the same person […]

Listening in on a phone call my boss is having on speaker.  I’m annoyed by and embarrassed by her behavior.  She is calling her son’s friends to tell them he has to be on a conference call with a potential employer or something. Molly is on the other end, being business polite but i know […]

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 […]

i go to the movie theater and watch a film narrated by steven with his boston accent.  it has taken the country by storm and is more of a powerpoint presentation than a movie.  you can purchase worksheets to follow along.  the entire thing is a meditation on a particular plant in bloom.  its petals […]