I’m walking downhill to go to the bank.  I have to get there before they close so that I’m ready to leave the country.  I’ve won a scholarship to spend a year on the Blue Isle in a place called M_______ M_____ (even in the dream I could not remember the name long enough to […]

we are here to vote either for or against a new election.  we are given what looks like popcorn balls, styrofoam seed pods.  when you split them open children’s colorful refrigerator magnets are inside.  they aren’t letters, they’re symbols.  to vote for trump, you use any of the red magnets.  some of the reds are […]

i dreamed of a kitten appearing in my room with bandit and jaspers. but it wasn’t a kitten. it had coyote teeth and was a solid heavy orange thing that kept attacking me. i kept trying to catch it without it latching on with its jaws and yelling a warning to anyone that would listen, […]

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 […]

With Mo at the top of a high hill or low mountain.  they tell us the roads might be washed out.  we should wait to leave. but we go anyway because Mo (who becomes Audra) has to pick up her little brother. she promised. so we find a good strong slab of stone to use […]

there was some kind of commotion outside while we were having a cookout with the other tenants in this housing project. we realized the place was on fire.  a whole side of the building across the courtyard was up in flames.  ours was on fire too, but we thought maybe the fire department would put […]

We drove up the mountain.  It was more like a pile of boulders rather than one big rising bulk and so it was slow going.  The rocks were dark gray, blue-white, the colors of the overcast sky separated and placed into earthen containers.  My head was starting ache with the altitude.  Finally we reached the […]