A half-completed roadster rests in the gloom of an open garage. Round headlights silently watch the road as it patiently waits to be reborn -an old man made young again.
There was this girl at school Quiet Melody was her name. She used to hide in her hair. Long and black it was like a raven’s back and she used it as a curtain so that nobody could see her. When people addressed her Melody would wave sheepishly distantly as though from another planet and […]
In the elevator I spotted an empress and I would priest for her, doctor her pains, soldier her wars; I would do many, mighty things all within the span of 30 seconds -then she was gone and things returned to as they were.
Just out of reach -a balloon. The one I thought would lift me up.
I was not dead, well, still half-dead but still here above ground. I had simply passed out from the overall strain of whatever I was doing which I could not exactly recall so it must have been very intense. For how long I was out for I wasn’t entirely sure but I had awakened to […]
There comes a point in writing a novel that you get hooked on it, fall in love with writing it. You have to. You need to. With all the countless hours that you put into it with all the times you go over it down to the finest detail drawing it out filling a cork-board […]
I open doors for hipsters when they’re on a bike and I’m in a car. You had to get it just right. Timing was everything. It wasn’t easy. I don’t think that most people would appreciate how much of an art form it really is. The hardest part was getting close enough to be effective […]
She didn’t just break your heart, she stomped on it purposefully against the curb then set it on fire with a blowtorch and a mad grin until it was well done eating it afterwards at a fine restaurant casually piercing it with silverware between long sips of red wine and tossing the scraps to the […]
I love being alone with you in a room full of people.
I drove through Mennonite country past sleeping tractors and unmanned booths selling flowers and firewood. I entered the campground and smiled broadly at the over-excited blonde who still didn’t know where the ice-box was or how to open it when she did. I drove down to the docks beside the beach. I pulled my car […]