I call Mo from the island of my bed. There are two kinds of fish that can save us. We just have to reach down into our floors when the time is right and they turn to liquid, catch the fish, and suck the life juice out of them. I’m nervous. I have a huge […]
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 […]
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 […]
a knight pulls back the curtain and i know i’m about to be captured. it’s not a knight in shining armor kind of knight. more like a zelda stout knight just obeying orders. they are rounding up all the women and holding them behind walls. i won’t be one of them. i have no weapon. […]
standing on stone steps in a city that feels like it is indoors. there is water running down the steps in a slow shallow waterfall, smooth as glass it diverts around my sneakers. they say the city is moving. they have to. it’s too wet. i think this is ridiculous. the green planes atop the […]
standing in an airport. helping a stranger by holding their triplet infants wrapped in white blankets. their full moon heads so soft and perfect against me while they sleep.