Category Archives: Speculative

Sci-Fi, Horror, Fantasy, Magic

No ticket needed to travel between moments

My hand reached out to present my ticket to the conductor standing right across from me, not four feet away from my bag. Yet before our flesh could press he is across the horizon, rings of dross surrounding us both, … Continue reading

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Period

  I found you again, hiding in amongst all your periods and. . . . Letters, tall and oh so proper, a calm, intimate facade that abruptly lets loose like the slice of a knife to jolt complacency’s drivel. You were built of … Continue reading

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Following a thought through a wormhole

As I sat writing letters one morning a thought took me, led me away from my moment. The farther I got from that now the more my anatomy tried to follow. I was stretched between common and rare, unable to … Continue reading

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Dirt Eating

  The burden of prayers and curses flung at open-wide plains come home to roost, lacquered upon layers they hang on me, bind me, challenge and morph my persona until I seethe in my mortality. I did not ask for … Continue reading

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Ghost Leather

  As I was standing still the other day at 67 mph it occurred to me that we don’t actually know when we are going at any given minute, second, moment, nano-instance. Can you give an accounting? Can you with … Continue reading

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Quetzalcoatl in a Cowboy Hat

He descends through us from on high Quetzalcoatl in his cowboy hat Befallen from a sky all a’glitter and a’knived He comes to our poor land a’writhing and sublime His face a shroud of feelings cleft with dull dragon eyes … Continue reading

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Reaching Through Tin

  Your image before me has traveled through time intact, yet your eyes see me here, in my now, your future yet to be. You are speaking to me with a stare telescoping beyond eons, and I hear you, your … Continue reading

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