• alex commented on the post, balloon 7 years, 8 months ago

    I chose a balloon instead of five sour keys. The balloon would not alter my blood sugar, and would provide a longer-lasting entertainment. I drew a face on my new prize. Two beady eyes and a lugubrious mustache of […]

  • alex commented on the post, track 7 years, 8 months ago

    The woman in her chair called for cornrows. A steady collection of braided hair to crown her scalpy-smelling head. Yet it was hard for the hair dresser to keep track of each row as she daydreamed of places beyond the salon.

  • alex commented on the post, flirt 7 years, 8 months ago

    She was a regular salt-flirt. Her hypotension swung into staggeringly high levels after nearly every dinner outing, and her fondness for the savoury was causing irreparable damage to her body — particularly the […]

  • alex commented on the post, maze 7 years, 8 months ago

    I gave birth to a maze. It grew from my chest, like a twisted snake. A snake that I entered. Its inside was hollow and sounded tinny. The world outside echoed, like an iron dome.

  • alex commented on the post, butterfly 7 years, 8 months ago

    She found butterflies in the coffin they would use to bury her sister. Four butterflies, each glowing effervescently, like bubbles in beer.