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Your Body

I reach across the sheets to make sure you’re still there. Your nighttime habit of coming to bed late leaves me scared of being forgotten, deep into the night. 103 more words


As I was shopping on Amazon...

… *hack… hack, BLURGH!*

It is time to buy a damn carpet steamer.  The animals outnumber the people.

Fucking Pinky thinks that my potpourri is a delicious snack and it gets caught in his throat and makes him puke.  45 more words


Tweet Yourself: How to Tweet Your Life in 140 Characters

Whenever I try to write a tweet, it evokes that existential question of Twitter – who am I in 140 characters?

For most Tweets, it wouldn’t seem like you have to accomplish that much. 733 more words

Creative Nonfiction

Tell me about your dreams

I think Marco Pierre White is my hero. I know he’s had a rocky personal life and hit one rough patch too many; he is theatrical and everything he says on Masterchef Australia Season 7 is awfully contrived. 631 more words


Who's Barefoot?

The bus lurches and sways through village after village, frequently stopping and taking an eternity until I finally can get off. I stare through the water-streaked windows expressionlessly like most of the other passengers, but very unlike them flexing my naked toes and rubbing my bare feet against each other. 324 more words


Fragments and Updates

I have a couple of hitherto unpublished DAGGY TALES. It’s a style of writing I don’t feel I’ll be moving forward with, for reasons I’ve… 1,071 more words