Four corners to everything if you try hard enough. To find the junction where Wall A meets Wall B is a matter of imagination. To fit one body into another, an act of cooperation. Reconciliation. I cannot help it but picture the world in blocks. I have never played Minecraft in my life, but I’ve […]
FREEWRITING EXERCISE #34
I am thinking of far-flung lands where iron towers rise from the muddy earth erect and foreboding, these beautiful sabers aimed at the heavens. The cloudsare a splotch of grey vomiting out the dried-up tears of yesterday’s disaster, but they are not enough to put the fires to sleep. Rain pulses across the roofs of […]
outside it is pouring,dark spilling over the sidewalklike a glass filled with the blood of something fragile.you and I are somewherein this flood of warmth. the rain continues to knockon the roof, a witnessto all of this nothing.time drips slow. quiet.you and I will part so soon.
After ‘Mud man’ by Chikako Yamashiro the word spread across the town like rain. we lie, waiting to be exposed to wisdom from the heavens. we let the word blot us out, cake us in dirt; your hands, blooming from the earth like mangroves. we are tethered here, grasping at raindrop, leak, and tear. somewhere […]