The Hawk’s wind pierces its prey: the marrow in my bones, a poor man’s weak spot, who can not afford the coal. I strive to warm myself with embers from a memory of a hot stove long ago. Frozen flesh smirks at my folly. A long-dormant snake uncoils from deep within my beaten soul, unleashing […]
Look, over there, a very short woman! But when she walks towards me, she grows larger and larger with each step. I grow scared and hide my head and pray, until one humongous finger from this female giant taps my feeble frame. I peek up and there she is, all shrunk to normal size. How strange! […]
Yes I am!
A rabbit, nose twitching. Mine itches in sympathy. I scratch, it waves: front paw up and down. I tap my hind leg in answer. Bunny talk is easy, but confuses me at times.
Two eight-year-old children are having a chat. The boy says: “What are you gonna ask Santa?” The girl says she’s definitely gonna ask for a Barbie doll. Then the boy goes: “I’m gonna ask Santa for a Tampax.” “What’s that?” asks the girl. The boy answers: “I haven’t got a clue, but on TV they […]
“People Repair Shop” Everyone dressed in white, all sterile and efficient. Number, please? No name! Conveyor belt admission, one surgeon, then the next. Would you like a kidney? Go then, they’re on sale. Two for the price of one. Don’t need one, have one just the same! Zip ‘m up and, Next! Out the door, […]