The bum had abandoned
More than half of his rich
In the bottom of the shopping cart
The wording on the top of the cake read
"Happy Birthday Doug"
But it also read
Either he was too full
To eat his own words
they slam mirrors shut behind them leaving bare walls
11. I am desperate. All the images in my head are childish. Brutes and cartoons. Nothing of merit. No meat at all. Silly games. Bad clothes. Worn shoes. The summer heat of…
Megumi turned to the night sky. The moon was brighter than she ever saw. The argument got louder as her smile shrunk into sadness.
This is my melody. I will not shut it down for you, it will do that all on its own. Everyone knows this. I don't need to go on holiday. You can't really get away from yourself. This is my color. It goes with the everything I am. I'm not sorry I grew past…
i am two / one part me / another part them
the chuck-will's widows have returned
Kasper and I are smashing fluorescent light tubes on the ground behind the Dollar Tree, swinging them down like apes with clubs, the world itself our victim. We found the fluorescents sticking out from the store's dumpster, then a handful of large, industrial bulbs which we…
After the conflict I saw changes in the postwar Libertines who once lionised the Poet and thrilled and thrummed in high hysteria when he graced their prewar soirees. Matrona of Culture - who doted on a pet eccentric, who viewed the face…
There was Mervin ... his eyesight was down to a quarter due to diabetes. When he looked at me, I could see small amber grains in his eyes. He would stare and frown until he'd caught me in his field of vision, then his face would light up and the frowns would smooth…
Freshman year meant leaving everything you knew and moving to Saint Louis but you were a fan of fresh starts. You think of it as your last year of relative mental health “normalcy.”
Float, float when all about you's losing light.
It's not stories the quiet lack, but inclination...
This is Peter’s office. The room is small, and the wood paneling is painted white. Light colors, Peter has been told, make a room appear larger.