Monthly Archives: December 2015

Denver on Sunday

They walked through Denver; one carrying a beer, the other wearing blue sunglasses. The city was absent, dry. “Why aren’t laundromats open in St. Louis on Sundays?” “This ain’t St. Louis.” They went down a street, found a couch, and … Continue reading

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In Extremis

The cousins watched The Thing together, almost obsessively. Some days, they’d watch the film more than once, their record for continuous viewing being nine. They owned many copies of the film, each one slightly different: a second-hand VHS cassette, a collector’s … Continue reading

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A Cat Outside

The cat’s following me; I’m upstairs in the kitchen, she’s out on the porch. I’m back downstairs, she’s out in the garden. It’s a game without end. Silent neighbors. She’s the gardener, I’m the caretaker. Cat can’t come in though. … Continue reading

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