She snaked down the sky like ibis sweeping the landscape of snow, palpatating on telegraph line. A concentric point of red dared into the susurrus of pale, she grew trust to barrier island beneath, beguiling the steady strums of windsong with her flight. Loose hair frosted the
By the late afternoon, everyone has grown trail weary and lounges in camp chairs reading novels or searching maps for what they’ll find tomorrow, and that’s when I like to go into the trees and find the husks of trunks that will make tonight’s fire.
“Solitude is to turn your back to the world. Sadness is when the world turns its back to you.” Ngondo Moyula The day when the night will disappear It will disappear without warning Drowning dreams in the wells It will disappear The night Androgynous witch
When Coach blew the whistle, along with the rest of the kids, I returned the soccer balls to the rack in the closet, took long gulps from the armory gym’s water fountain, put on my puffy snow jacket, and walked out into the parking lot
The Muslims on our street sang prayers for me. Everyone on Facebook encouraged me to date her: we were both quirky, and though on different continents, we played Scrabble with slang words—me in English and her—also in English. The only person, of course, who had
Notice how cold your hand is. Under the armpit it goes. Enjoy the warmth. Sigh. Shift to the left against the arm of the chair. Your living room is quiet and you gaze into your book. Those plants in the big bay window are leaning
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