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 […]
It was -26C out. I had turned the key twice but my car wouldn’t start. It would just growl a little then die. I gave it a dirty look. It started. I drove across a city covered in ice as brittle as glass and snow turned hard as stone screaming along to a rap song […]