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I am a dark wizard, I could vaporize you with a glance, but honestly I don't care enough to bother.

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She spun for me fine wool, dyed it to a rich purple hue. She wove the wool into flawless fabric, heavy and deep, She cut the fabric painstakingly to my dimension, stitched the pieces into a rega...


I mowed the front yard and she brought me cold water. Then she mowed the back yard and I brought her cold water. It made perfect sense at the time.


How unexpected and rare, to become some other species of creature, low in the world, roaming by instinct alone. Eyes gathering darkness. Paws soft on the earth. Retracing steps, hot and ine...


It’s too relentless to bear, all of it, the endlessness of the events that keep happening and happening, and the non-events that wait and wait and refuse to happen, however much we might yearn fo...


April 24, 2019

Stone heart in Burn after reading

On a certain day she came to me unbidden, her hair unbound, her gown old and tattered, hem grimed with mud. She had been kneeling in the garden. She had gathered sweet berries for me in the bo...


I knew her. If she came to me as a bear or a deer, I would still know her. If I were blind; if it were dusk; if a hundred years had passed, I’d still know. That couldn’t be taken away, despite r...


April 20, 2019

My loss in Burn after reading

I remember when she lay dead in the tall grass, small as a badger, only the sky looking down, free of cloud. No hooded scavengers had come to circle yet. I knew she found peace in that moment, be...


I listen for her voice everywhere, but most deeply within my own mind. Other voices, not hers, not mine, clamor on all sides, full of anger and despair. I cannot tell these voices apart. The...


April 17, 2019

Another life in Burn after reading

I am remembering delicacy and her hands how I had led her into darkness into the core of fire, into ash and always her eyes like water


I walked with her under an alien sky. The air drifted sweetly with spores that made us giddy and incautious, enslaved us to a nameless joy. We laughed and danced in the multicolored meadows. We...


First the flash, arriving at the speed of light, shining through the flesh of my hands as I pressed them over my eyes. Then the unending rumble, slow and shattering, which i heard ...


April 14, 2019

Paradise in Burn after reading

It was a day that called for indolence and quiet peace. But there was work to do. The sand had drifted high during the winter, pushed with blizzard snowfall up against the sides of the cottages...


April 13, 2019

mea culpa in Burn after reading

I am not going to lie to you. I was not kind to her in our last days together, so incredibly long ago. She walked toward me on the street, her sadness showing until she saw me. Then her face b...


Here I am, you can make up your mind about the situation as it develops.


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