June 2022



June 30, 2022

A Matter of Degrees

Interstate Scene 4: Lose enough faith, and you might forget how to live.

June 28, 2022

Dangling Shoes

Interstate Scene 3: Some Americans like to tie a pair of shoes together and toss them at a power line or a tree branch until they catch and hang.

June 26, 2022

The Corners of the Ceiling

Interstate Scene 2: When she was a little girl, she would watch the darkness in her bedroom.

June 23, 2022

Folk Religion

Interstate Scene 1: Maybe you’ve heard the stories, the baroque theories on late-night radio or the soliloquies of sunburnt men who mutter at the traffic.

June 21, 2022

Rewire

Ohio. Sunset: 9:05pm. The longest day of the year, and, thank god, soon we’ll be making more night. This journal will become a halfway house for homeless paragraphs from the stories I’m writing.

June 13, 2022

Spice

Ohio. Sunset: 9:02pm. The weather lady looked a little freaked out tonight as she stood before a map soaked in neon red.

June 12, 2022

Headlights

Ohio. Sunset: 9:02pm. You can never see further than your headlights: this old slice of trucker philosophy makes more sense to me with each passing year.