looking at the sky. pitch black between large yellow and white stars. a claustrophobic feeling as if my face was nearly touching a painted ceiling. a narrator’s voice: Deep within her she held the Beginning of all Time. waking with a start.
in a dark house that belongs to none of us, my two friends insist they need me to go get alcohol for them because i have my ID and they don’t. in a iiving room packed with random crap. my sister is there. we are wearing gowns that mean we’re in the past again. she’s […]
it’s the 19th century. in our heavy cotton white night gowns i check my sister’s hair and see bugs in it. if her hair has bugs, then mine does too. i put her to bed and go look at myself in the mirror. the lantern behind me makes the mirror dark. i’m not at all […]
i lost a phone. not the phone i use. an old phone. a ghost phone. the first cell phone i ever had. i insist we go back and look for it but the girls following say that they looked everywhere behind me and it wasn’t there. on the tv a news anchor is reporting a […]
a time slip of some sort. telling a friend that i have to go back to my old apartment because i need to clean out the rest of my stuff before my lease runs out at the end of the month. thinking i have a week left and my friend telling me i’ve been in […]
in a classroom loft. i’m 14 or 15, stuck in some kind of mystery school detention center. i put my money down carefully on the desk but the bills are picked up by a draft and go over the edge. I stare down and see that they made it outside and landed next to the […]
They tell me Alenia is dead. That she killed herself. I don’t believe them. No way. And how would they even know? So I call her. She answers. I knew I was right. I tell her that people are saying she’s dead and she tells me it’s true. No. No you can’t be. That’s crazy, […]