July 2020



July 8, 2020

Sleepless

You can almost taste it, that bright metallic sensation which floods the brain when it decides there will be no sleep tonight.

July 7, 2020

Nature

We contemplated where waterfalls came from and wondered how saltwater becomes freshwater and vice versa.

July 6, 2020

Vivid

A world without the color green. A man who repainted all the seashells on the beach.

July 5, 2020

Forgetting

It was remarkable, this sudden act of forgetting as if we’d left the past four months behind.

July 4, 2020

Independence

A degraded and muffled Fourth of July. The prospect of celebrating America these days feels like a dark joke.

July 3, 2020

Toll

Sometimes I dream about tollbooth operators, the half-glimpsed faces with cigarettes on their lips, their left hands forever clutching a quarter and a dime in change.

July 2, 2020

Spasm

Tonight I sat in front of a fan while premature firecrackers echoed through the streets. I wondered how to live in a nation that’s circling the drain.

July 1, 2020

Abandon

Maybe I should go live in a tree. Learn the phases of the moon and teach myself to cook with the sun.