in a World Market type store.  we’ve been allowed to shop today.  the things we’re allowed to get are limited and will be inspected.  but it’s a treat nonetheless.  we giggle and imagine and play down the aisles.  sexangary made a piece of art that she finds for sale there.  it’s a deep wooden frame […]

screaming behind me to my ex that he has to leave me alone now. everyone knows it.  i have important work to do and it doesn’t involve him.  it’s dark. the streets are stone and narrow.  i’m moving a chair on wheels.  i’m going to do laundry.  when i get to the building i go […]

we’re on a boat.  we know it’s going to flip as soon as the wave rolls under us at the wrong angle.  me, my mom, my sister, and my cousin.  age 1991. we don’t have life jackets.  the water is incredibly deep.  the shore is very far away. somehow we are rescued.  the dream skips […]

in a house, staring out the window at the most beautiful trees i have ever seen.  fire trees.  they look like living menorahs (with 5 flames instead of 7).  each flame, a huge orange-to-yellow leaf standing on end and glowing in the setting sun.  i ask john how he could ever live anywhere else, this […]

i enter a room with bare white walls.  there is a conference table and a group of fat white southern men in suits.  they tell me to get out.  there’s some kind of conspiracy.  i’m supposed to cause a distraction? someone else will cause the distraction? but someone will be killed for the sake of insider […]