Your First Real Boyfriend

By - Aug 30, 2018

I’m going to show you the meaning of suffering

I’m going to show you how to love another man

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Preacher with Fruit

By - Aug 27, 2018

A mother brings her child to the preacher’s tent because the preacher is the only one there with a blade. The boy is shallow-breathed and dry about the lips. His tongue, folded, sticks to the backs of his teeth.

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Deleted Scenes from Person/a

By - Aug 23, 2018

For twenty years I lost a man I never had.” – Diane Keaton re Al Pacino // He should be with young, beautiful women. (even as I type this I know it is a lie. I don’t believe it. he should be with me.)

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Hello, There

By - Aug 22, 2018

I said things I’d never had the courage to say. I swore and cursed the names of god and other people who’d wronged me.

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A Mighty Fine Hat

By - Aug 20, 2018

His extravagant claim stops everything. The clerk. The gaggle of punks. Me. We all turn our attention on the small man.

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An Apology: Yes, Virginia, There is a Sanity Clause

By - Aug 15, 2018

I am sorry, Virginia, that you find your own language, the English language, so painful.

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By - Aug 8, 2018

“Ha ha,” Remy said. Something ran across his face like a rat. Fear.
      I pushed him against the fence, a hand on each shoulder, hard. He seemed too startled to move. 

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Two Secrets

By - Aug 6, 2018

When you meet a beautiful woman you feel as shy as an old sea captain with footskin on his palms. You leave your body in its nice top and eucalyptus balm.

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