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Marital Dispute (with Diorama)

Why always aloof? Why always early? But wait. Don’t let it fester. You want to bang me senseless! A dim clearing in the kitchen with…

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Prayer to Rorschach

Taped to the ceiling of my gynecologist’s office directly above the exam table is an intricate cut-out of the Indian elephant-headed Ganesh, his nose a…

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Wet Nurse

I used to babysit for two kids who lived down the street. I was a lousy babysitter. I often fell asleep before they did. When…

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Hawk and Me

As far as I can tell, birds are not self-aware. A hawk does not think, “Maybe I should head over to that group of trees,…

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Which of the Four Seasons of The Year Appeals to You The Most? Why?

If I could, I would make you winter all the time. The planet would spin, fixed at perihelion. Oh, the irony of our winter, when…

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