Bottlecaps and Flagpoles

I We went to the place where the whale was pretending that she was really a dolphin. Where distance is measured in beanbags and holes, and time is measured in bottlecaps. II We each told the story of how we became the vulnerable creatures we are. We loosened our lips with blue label pumpkins andContinue reading “Bottlecaps and Flagpoles”

New Species of Games

I We went to the place where sins are best forgiven by the passage of time (like every place). Where we felt a strange pride in holding ourselves together against such overwhelming odds. We struggled with strangers almost as strongly as we did with the strangers within. II We cut our words into puzzle piecesContinue reading “New Species of Games”

That had been our heaven

I We went to the place that had been our heaven when our bodies were ripe and the juices still flowed. We watched as our rivers became waterfalls and surrendered our voices to the roar. II We walked with a caution that bordered on cowardice and hid from the monsters that would tear us apart.Continue reading “That had been our heaven”