storypoems

12
May

Cumulus-Cantata

Light takes water and gives it wings, rising like dumb angels, fat and beautiful, parading in nomadic white masses, a slow bulging ballet, high across …

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21
Apr

Once

Inside a grove of trees, he found himself wandering down a hallway of fenestrated light through a library of dreams which led to a door …

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01
Apr

Falling

She was falling to her death like the earth into the sun, slowly and relative to nothing that mattered anymore. So she accepted the stranger’s …

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31
Mar

Therapy

For three years he remained her patient, coming to her plush office, lying on her leather couch, and exposing his phobias – fears of acquiring …

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09
Mar

Fear

Life’s a high-wire act, said a man seated across the table from me. His eyes were mesmerizing, intense like a bird of prey. The trick, …

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03
Mar

Zoo

An hour before the gates opened to the public the human couple were locked in their cage between the leopards and the orangutans. Their meals …

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10
Feb

Heroics

From pop-up books to electric trains to video games, he dismantled all his toys. Within days after flirting with the notion of play, he divided …

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03
Feb

Guilt

He raped his wife then kissed her crying face before collapsing into sleep. Later that night he was handcuffed and shoved into the caged backseat …

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28
Jan

Déluge

hectic steps to no music splattering sounds of a dancer gone mad against the cement. the sky falling fast cascading thoughts erratic glistening constellations rippling the …

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06
Jan

Publicity

The interviewer had charmed her with his smile. After being invited into her home, offered coffee, and allowed to have a crew of technicians run …

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