Stories tagged gravity

Chinese Jacks

996996 views11 comment33 favs

"Carl, do you think we can fit all of our furniture into that red house?" Jeanne asks. She wonders how easily you could burn a red house down, if a claw foot tub will melt or be left standing in a field of black grass. He reaches for her hair, the dizzy smell…

The Man Who Defied Gravity

858858 views33 comments11 fav

Let us be stranded in the Andes and have to eat human flesh or at least toothpaste to survive! Let there be an earthquake! Let there be a flood! Let there be a tornado, a new ice age, an invasion from Mars. Only: let me survive.

In Mimetic Sympathy with the Dark Core of the Galaxy

709709 views99 comments88 favs

It renders the inner ears inoperative-/ Music that once reverberated inside 
/ the brain-hut concert hall squeaks

Deifying Gravity

722722 views22 comments22 favs

This gravity thing, I reckon, is enamored with me. It loves me so much that it has fettered me with itself.

The balloon of you

945945 views1717 comments1313 favs

and the mass exceeds the buoyancy/ and gravity pulls you back,

Gravity as Destiny

764764 views1919 comments1010 favs

Falling// is something that comes quite naturally/ to puffed up things. Like the soufflé

Quintet in a Minor Key Near the End of Time

637637 views1818 comments1010 favs

The one thing I believe in is collapse./ Abandoned buildings collapse. Civilizations// collapse. Financial bubbles collapse./ Stars and galaxies collapse. Falling// is something that comes quite naturally/ to puffed up things.