Monthly Archives: September 2006

Killer

A certain flicker of light glides through the window pane catches a soft cheek; an eye flicks forty-four degrees abruptly like a cigarette ash or a leaf turning in the wind; a mote of dust activates a smoke detector; a … Continue reading

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Window

Millers and shads whirl about in the agora on the other side of the window — out in the night, trying to come through to the light above me and recline here on the windowseat, writing. Some bounce on and … Continue reading

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Midnight panic

Wake up gasping: there’s a hairball lodged in your chest: mendacity entices lemmings to shopping malls to shop instead of jump; it calms cave instincts: shopping instead of fighting eating instead of loving playing instead of doing spraying instead of … Continue reading

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