What can YOU say in six sentences?
"There is music in the wine and ghosts between the notes" is what he said, and all he said, over and again like a child rubs silk between his fingers. I looked at him, this grey man, this molded crust, and wondered if there ever had been anything but gone in his eyes, anything but empty in his voice.
He sat on the bare ground behind the convenience store as other things happened in the world, as promises turned into rings, as bedtime stories were read and foreheads kissed, as…Continue
White creases in the night, hissing softly, and I imagine this is what it sounds like when ghosts converse, and they know things - ghosts - about your unmatched socks and the wind's favorite song and the boxed dreams of a desperate writer, dusty and wasting in the attic of his mind.
I want to watch you, snow, always in the dark of night where you can work in the small quiet. In the light of day we'll make of you lumpy and silly things, mold you and carve you and press you…Continue