Monthly Archives: April 2014

CECIL I (fiction)

Cecil had never been human before. He had imagined what it might be like. Thousands of times, he’d imagined the flesh. Of course, it was quite different than anything he’d thought up in his imaginings. He had encountered hundreds of … Continue reading

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SKYE I (fiction)

This world has been in revolution since the moment she began it. “Because the flesh now has no memory,” Skye tells Cecil. And in his present form he seems to be listening. “The people, this flesh, stopped doing history the … Continue reading

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IT MATTERS

My friend is whispering into the phone. “You’re making miracles,” he tells me. “I know,” I whisper back. “I know we are.” I’d told him what happened during Christmas 2013. The second wife of one of my cousins, Patti, told … Continue reading

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Beautiful Woman

A few weeks ago, I took a gig waiting tables during lunch in a café. A woman came in today and sat by the window. How old was she? I’m not sure, 60’s, 70’s? She was one of the last … Continue reading

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PHOTOGRAPH II

PHOTOGRAPH II Early icons were religious depictions of broad narratives within Christianity. In this context a woman with a baby is not just any woman with any baby, the image, the icon, carries the larger narrative of the birth of … Continue reading

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