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.
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 […]