• and& commented on the post, patch 4 days, 1 hour ago

    “Hey”, said a voice. I looked around. The crows did their thing, cawing. “I’m here.” It was the scarecrow, looking at me askance, with one beady eye.

  • and& commented on the post, artificial 5 days, 7 hours ago

    He stared in surprise at the little android. The expressions she was able to … fake … with her five facial plates. As compared to the 43 muscles in a … real … human face.

  • and& commented on the post, plates 1 week, 1 day ago

    They are stacked impossibly high like a tower of bone. I wonder how the little girls’ skeleton has not cracked under their weight like a bird’s. Then, one by one, she starts to spin them, on her hands, then, resting her weight on her neck, her feet, and finally, a long pole protruding from her feet like a cannibal’s knife in an old-fashioned…[Read more]

  • and& commented on the post, ferry 1 week, 2 days ago

    The bridge is gone. I have to step onto the barge. The ferryman’s eyes hidden in the shadow of his hat’s brim.

  • and& commented on the post, hairspray 1 week, 3 days ago

    Crazy polyester colors, big hair, an assertion of fun. We didn’t know the cost, then. A kind of innocence.

  • and& commented on the post, meet 1 week, 4 days ago

    Ssss. Said the snake. Not really. Said the eagle. I wasn’t talking to you. Said the snake. But now you are. Said the eagle. I suppose so. Said the snake. So where does that leave us. Said the eagle. Me slithering through and you flying above. Said the snake.

  • and& commented on the post, wedding 1 week, 6 days ago

    What’s behind the veil?

  • and& commented on the post, helpless 2 weeks ago

    it’s a choice

  • and& commented on the post, premium 2 weeks, 5 days ago

    Upgrade? Suffocation. I’d rather ride a Filippino bus next to chickens and children. That’s my kind of premium.

  • and& commented on the post, cinema 3 weeks ago

    Step in front of the projector.
    Look at the dazzling light.
    Behind you, your dark shadow.
    You, blinded.

  • and& commented on the post, photography 3 weeks, 1 day ago

    in the dark, i move towards him, both screens lit. we both laugh. are you lighting the way, he said. i do that sometimes, too. i held up my mobile and the camera came on. i clicked. his light is on my picture.

  • and& commented on the post, servant 3 weeks, 2 days ago

    Eyes down, or up. It does not mean, bow your head. It means, give.

  • and& commented on the post, backdrop 3 weeks, 3 days ago

    What? I am here again? The same story? Will play out?
    No!
    Not this time.
    This time, I’ll get it right.

  • and& commented on the post, illuminated 4 months ago

    Under the water, a faint glow. Some knd of luminescent jellyfish? What’s that shape, between the swarm, so large… No!

  • and& commented on the post, offer 4 months ago

    The little girl’s brow was furrowed. Her arm shot forward. A little fist. I looked at her in consternation. The fist opened, like a flower. A pine nut.

  • and& commented on the post, gesture 4 months, 1 week ago

    New gloves! How every flick of her slender wrist, or curl of one dainty finger, looked just so much more ELEGANT.

  • and& commented on the post, purity 4 months, 1 week ago

    White. White walls surrounded her. It felt like she SHOULD be able to breathe, but somehow, she couldn’t.

  • and& commented on the post, stylized 1 year, 4 months ago

    Under the swish of her brush, an image forms. How she condenses so much meaning into black lines with the elegant movement of her wrist.

  • and& commented on the post, clash 1 year, 4 months ago

    No. I don’t understand. I don’t even know how to think about what you are saying. Your words do not make sense to me.

  • and& commented on the post, lobbyists 1 year, 4 months ago

    The hotel page smiles up at the fur-coated lady, trundling the luggage trolley to the elevator.