Stories tagged stars


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Pinnacles State Park lying on our backs stoned on hash around a campfire looking up at the clear see-through blue green stars to the other side of the universe I know now you are out there I float up to within 2

Gazing Skyward... Or, in the dim twilight of youth

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Not so long ago, in a place not too far from here, there lived a big boy with big glasses. His name was Horace (after his great-grandfather on his father’s mother’s side), and he loved to watch the stars.


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Her mouth tasted like cigarettes and vodka.


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"Fifty is prolly as high as I go," says a broker voice; now, the chippy is cupping her breasts,


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"Let's make a wish on a falling star."

Explore, Expound, Expand, Explain

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We walk on


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the blue's the thing...

On a Count of the Stars

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The number is very large/ and perpetually changes// as old stars fade, explode,/ or collapse into something not stars

The Night

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Meanwhile stars continue to surprise...

Age is Relativity

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Albert Einstein was probably the genius of our age. Joe Biden is a close second, yet Einstein not only had better hair but a keener knack to think of things that no one else could, or would, or would ever want to, since if they did, their brain would shockingly combust in a…

The Blood Libretto

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I eat my heart, I eat my heart, I eat my heart; share with me my ruby bane. Here, here, late kiss in dark air; late last grasp of heaven’s black and silent mane.


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STARS IN THE RAW I used to dare myself to go out in the backyard nude and peer through the telescope. The crickets and tree frogs made me do it. Their endless mindless racket. I couldn't sleep summer nights; already wore just…

A Beautiful Ancient Ghostly Passionate Spirit of the Stars

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Fabio has a soul of passion. A beautiful soul of passion. His passionate soul was so beautiful the ancient stars shone upon him and made him look like ghosts at night.

Orion's Belt

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My first shooting star, wasted on a girlish dream; / The second one equally misused on youthful desire; / The third would eclipse all the rest of my aspirations,

The Stars in Illinois

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Only early June, but the heat feels like August. Eleanor and Shelby sit on the front steps of the old Victorian-style house in downtown Los Angeles, drinking homemade margaritas and watching the daylight drain away to dusk. Shelby slaps a mosquito away fr