A Continental Wave

A Continental Wave

  A continental wave driftsacross the world as my gut bursts with laughterlike the mall santa during the holiday season,            A sign of consumerism. My heart doesn’t ache,My mind justwanders as water across a canvasof coated steel. I love it, I can see them     ...
Giulia Tofana

Giulia Tofana

I – the toxinpearly grey bane in palm sized perfume bottlestwo drops added to beetroot soup and served for supperso the antidote can dissolve their crueltylike flaking frost in the midday sunsinking its teeth into wicked, brutish fistsmaking them limp as their...
A 900 NUMBER

A 900 NUMBER

She made her living delivering phone sex. Her looks were immaterial. Her tongue, her throat, her voice – those were the curves, the siren eyes, the dress tightened round the thigh like a hangman’s rope. Her kid tucked in, prayers said, it was time to tell strangers...
Pearly

Pearly

            Perla had been a maid in the same house for eleven years when she got her new teeth. Her siblings had a hard time adjusting.            “What was wrong with your mouth before?” her brother Cedric grumbled, a toddler bouncing on his good knee as he rubbed...