Short prose

Friday, November 16, 2007

Roofs and water

I don’t dream much – since I have gotten older my mind usually wakes me up in the middle of the night to do its thinking – it seems my brain is worried to let my subconscious muse around on its own because it is afraid of what it might find – but last night I slept the entire night and when I woke I... Sign in to see full entry.

Thursday, November 15, 2007

Hitting you, hardly.

The room was dark enough where they could just make out one another’s silhouettes; the only illumination came from the small lights on the instrumentation panel around her bed. She said to him in a quiet, tired voice, “Do you know how many times I’ve said it to you?” She was lying on her side... Sign in to see full entry.

Saturday, October 20, 2007

A Wedding Story

My Girlfriend’s sister and her fiancée had asked my girlfriend and I to stand up for them at their wedding. This was before we split up. Then, ten weeks later, it was their wedding day. She would not attend the wedding with me. She refused to take my calls. At the ceremony she did not make eye... Sign in to see full entry.

Monday, March 12, 2007

4.4. seconds

He stood in front of the dresser her great grandmother had handed down to her; he reached into the bottom drawer and removed a tattered box. In that box a piece of paper rested on top of scout medals, ticket stubs and forgotten letters. The paper was worn, but carried the creases from being crumbled... Sign in to see full entry.

Saturday, March 10, 2007

Lost

There for a while I was living in West Virginia with this guy that sold illegal meds online; it was mainly because of some shit I had done back in Texas. He had this damp green and brown piece of land with a couple of structures on it. It was a difficult situation for me because of my dog, Nigerito.... Sign in to see full entry.

Thursday, March 8, 2007

Why I Fly

I have superman’s S tattooed on my arm. My girlfriend touches it lightly with her fingertips as a prelude to love. She says I’m sexy. At some point in our life together she pulled her knees up in a ball beneath me, I brace myself on them and extend my arms out in front of me. This is how I fly. I... Sign in to see full entry.

Wednesday, March 7, 2007

A Wedding Story

My Girlfriend’s sister and her fiancée had asked my girlfriend and I to stand up for them at their wedding. This was before we split up. Then, ten weeks later, it was their wedding day. She would not attend the wedding with me. She refused to take my calls. At the ceremony she did not make eye... Sign in to see full entry.

Tuesday, March 6, 2007

The Game of Unnecessary Noises

I am a big guy crammed into the backseat of a small car. To allow a decent amount of legroom for the front seat passenger I have to lay in such a way where I can only see the sky out the rear window. The plastic cup holder, which divides the backseat in two, digs into my back. In an attempt to... Sign in to see full entry.

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