Cloud Hunting

Yesterday, we were out in the back, shooting at clouds.  Except for the shots, it was quiet as a pond.  Me and Dave firing our 22s into the air, just a few rounds.  On a day like that, you don’t [...]

Swimming in Money

Counting backward in dog years, I fell asleep during my trial. I dreamed I saw the ocean for the first time. The sea’s blue voice opened the sky’s solemn jaw, while the waves’ tingling excitement [...]

It All Depends

Admiring the corporality of animals, we’re parked in the ghost car. I have an indoor question: How many misspelled thoughts must I have, anyway? There’s nothing more beautiful than wanting the [...]

Afternoon Rendezvous

The temperature crawls through the room. I swallow you, like a glass of water. On the floor, our deserted clothes rest comfortably as a sleeping husband recovering from a cardiac event. Your [...]

Perfect Background Music

How does one build a robot snake? Like the Little Mermaid, with different kinds of scales, and a tail with a rattle?  I’ve studied elastic statues, and I can assure you that skin is of no use. [...]