in a dark space.  finding the end of a rope on the dirty concrete.  following it through rooms until it led me to an 8 year old girl wearing a backpack and school clothes.  explaining that i’m going to take care of her.  that i know it’s a little weird because we’re different races, but […]

hannah’s nose fell off.  at first it was just loose, you could lift it up off her face like a hinged door.  but then one day i came home and it was just gone.  i looked around the house for it but couldn’t find it.  i went to see my dad and my uncle to […]

talking to a friend in my living room while my husband dries off after a shower in the bathroom.  i need to get something in there so i squeeze past him as he’s wrapping the towel around his waist, reach for the item and return to the living room without shutting the door.  i wonder […]

i was looking for work.  going from business to business to ask about openings.  i was way out in the country and headed to another stop.  the business was a white building down a long gravel driveway.  i stopped at the fence posts and looked out across the field.  it was a beautiful sunrise.  the […]

dreamed that for my birthday i got to sleep in a box on the roof of the sears tower (which was the top of a cat scratch tower) but it was boring after a while so i went in through a hotel window for a party. a friend named Listen was raped and murdered there […]