15. He hadn’t expected there to be so many kites. They filled the sky in every direction, snapping and twisting the air into something far too simple to fathom. And his heart ran ragged in his chest now, like it had on that day. 14. The day his father had shown him how to run. … Continue reading Kites
how sweet the seasons of curious animals temperate and soft to this postmodern reptile lays the burning of a star Tanka: 5-7-5-7-7 Animals & Seasons prompt from: Ramblings of a writer
Pin me to the sun, I begged you once. And you took me to your sky. You showed me eternity burning, blown autumn with the cinders of perdition. In the hours when you sleep, I lie awake. The loss of you still wrapped around me in blankets. I am scattered, the edges of my mind blurred … Continue reading The scent of roses
Sunlight, white as snow On this altar of footprints I miss your crazy Your kaleidoscope scripture In these corporeal sands Tanka: 5-7-5-7-7 Sunlight & Footprints prompt from: Ramblings of a writer
Please hold the line while we try to connect you. Another untaken flesh floats with the seaweed, tidal through this silent night. Eyeless ghouls moan their pleasure, rebellious at the scraps. And we who are wolves, wait silent. Our throats too narrow, too bloodied with echoed howling, to eat from this master's banquet. Please hold … Continue reading Please hold the line…
I unintentionally read my way through the whole of Nikola Tesla's autobiography, MY INVENTIONS, last night. This was rapidly followed by a dream in which I was totally paralysed. My sister, who was dressed as Edison, was reading a me passage from the same book. I kinda wish that dream me had paid attention to … Continue reading A message from Tesla?
She touches her fingers to his for as long as he will bear them, 'Hey, I meant to tell you earlier, Poppy painted a picture at nursery today.' 'You peddle words like they would call him back,' he shuffles on the path, white slippers catching at the stones, 'but he is set free. Why would he … Continue reading A man with seaguls