Forever Sea (Cleaning Beaches)

High tides eat the beaches and wash the footprints from the sand. The natural swell of an asynchronous orbit, made only more egg-shaped by the company of our Moon.   When the tide goes back out again, it will expose the bottom feeders and leave the rocks and beaches covered in flotsam. Crabs will scuttle […]

A Song About a Boy

I look up from fluffy pillows stuffed with feathers; then lay my head down on stones, with scorpions, in the fetid heat of twilight. Sleep crawling over me, whispered like a childhood song. A jewelry box ballerina, the cutting smack of an AK-47, screams and cries in the night. At dawn, we were fed breakfast. […]