Month: May 2015

May 30, 2015 admin No comments exist

The Frail So the pastor, the priest, the rabbi and imam. They hold a certain package to their breasts, bound with generations of blood, burnt flesh. The package is similar, but the within, now that is different. Each realizes the other’s box is half full at best. Nothing but centuries of wishes carved into souls…

May 22, 2015 admin No comments exist

In a Previous Life In a previous life, I was truly feared. Walking the streets in a gray suit, condiments staining a wide tie, belly bouncing over a black belt. They knew who I was, so they scattered, like pests from steps of the pest remover. Sometimes I couldn’t help but smile but mostly I…

May 14, 2015 admin No comments exist

It arrives in the station soon enough but leaves faster than I anticipate. It doesn’t wait. Doesn’t stop to ask where it might invest or peer over at a lot that looks good for building. No, it flies out of here as fast as it comes. And I, the conductor, have seen it so often….

May 8, 2015 admin No comments exist

Counterfeit The packaging is identical, down to the seal. And the instructions, duplicated exactly. Typed up verbatim by an illiterate. And the pills have been made to look the same. Only they contain baking soda animal fat and sugar. And something else. Customers purchasing online are not aware these pills are fakes, sold by unlicensed…