• Elisa commented on the post, toaster 5 years, 11 months ago

    The most comfortable and edible object in the world is a piece of toast. Golden brown, with little crumbs like leaves in the fall. I’d live inside on if I could.

  • Elisa commented on the post, knee 5 years, 11 months ago

    A veritable design flaw. The word itself sounds so
    vulnerable, maybe because it’s the first thing you scrape the first
    time you’re allowed to run or jump slightly beyond the realm of
    safety. It hurts to go up and down the stairs. Sometimes it feels
    like it’s just going to give out with no warning. You have to
    elevate it and ice it, whenever…[Read more]

  • Elisa commented on the post, canopy 5 years, 11 months ago

    Leaves at the height of spring. The illusion of privacy, even though the foliage is more transparent than it looks.

  • Elisa commented on the post, barricade 5 years, 11 months ago

    Something makeshift, a child pushing a chair against the door. Temporary. Surmountable, if you really want to. For show more than anything. But a message: I do not want you here. Perhaps more personal than barriers.

  • Elisa commented on the post, oil 5 years, 11 months ago

    We cook with it because it’s healthier and try to eradicate it when it comes out of our skin. Some of us drill for it, some of us debate about it. You saute a green pepper in extra virgin like the lady on TV said and think of your nephew in Iraq.

  • Elisa commented on the post, compound 5 years, 11 months ago

    Corn-fed girls in dirty white dresses try to fix a toy truck that’s missing a wheel. Braided hair that’s fraying at the ends waves defiant in the wind. Somebody cannot find their bible. Somebody is singing and baking johnny-cakes. We share a father, with many mothers. We believe in the current of The Great One, and The Word.

  • Elisa commented on the post, european 5 years, 11 months ago

    Everything is exacting and tailored. Steps and sips are small. There is effective navigation of the cobblestones. One takes the time to drink from china. Lipstick lines the rim, but is meticulously washed, and, for her part, artfully reapplied.

  • Elisa commented on the post, border 5 years, 11 months ago

    A soft, dusty landscape. Tattered patterns. Fear and guns. The lawless land. Looking and waiting. Why we have them, I don’t know. Are there skulls there?