Stories tagged maps

Topo Dreams

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Of what was and where it moved over


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Our first maps are just abstract things: we center what we know while nether regions fall off edges, or countries of imagination, blown out of all proportion, squat invitingly unlimned, cramped in blank corners populated with cities of monsters or mothers. …


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Your brother is not really blind.

The Poem Sits at Home and Envies as It Celebrates Music

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Translation’s not required—music/ sings itself complete and comprehensible


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We studied the map on the wall, its feathered and uncertain streets labeled in igpay atinlay since there were no books to help you understand Rangoon transit systems circa your third grade project called "Peace Around the World."I asked lispingly how blue…