Black Circle on a Whiteboard Coiled rope A sleeping snake An open well A wheel The beginning of a face A spool of wire A crown of flowers An atom A fading bruise A closed eye Her hair on the … Continue reading
Monthly Archives: April 2015
My friend Breena is a comic-making wizard. She recently posted a challenge to create a story out of a 13 panel comic she’d drawn, so I gave it a shot. Check out the results here.
Burial To sing praise as you crucify God is talking at the climax, spoiling the suspense. Dip bread in wine taste the blood it is meant to be -come. The women of early morning, mourning, gray shrouds, scented, tears expecting … Continue reading
Rapture A woman so thin her ribs bruise her back. A man full up with cancer. The celebrity and his estranged mother, dead of suicide. What royalty lives here? Who governs such a place where children sleep on floors? I … Continue reading
Reading Rilke on Highway 6 Outside Tillamook Maria, you tell me to love even this cracked mirror, the whore’s name gouged into the splintered door. I do. I bathe my hands in prayer, pink and lathered: the urinal’s neon green … Continue reading