standing in our front yard at night.  noticing the gray stripes of large snakes taking over the yard. i point them out to a friend and we go inside. trying to clean up our home.  our relationship has reached a level of dysfunction that is visible to all who walk in.  his kid doesn’t even […]

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 […]

running to class.  taking a shortcut i remember like muscle memory in this UK city.  i go into a building and take a narrow winding stone staircase up to a bridge that will bring me across the street to the second level of another building.  but this bridge is freaking ancient.  the sides have mostly […]

walking through knee deep water.  there is no end to it, water on all sides.  we are walking to a water tower.  the giant round storage bulb on the top of the hydropillar is painted with caricatures of my family members.  there is a space for me left blank.  my aunt is chastising me for […]