Claremont. Fall 2022.
The city of trees. Tree lined streets. Tree lined streets with LED lights. Tree lined streets with houses that have lawns and scattered lawn signs that say: “Housing Ends Homelessness,” yet leave out the key word… affordable. Signs lodged proudly into yellowing patches of vast front yards gently reminding readers: “Behind each mask is a…
Century (For S)
The cactus that lives in Sam’s yard, is a Century Plant which blooms only once in its long lifetime. Donning large yellow flower buds that fall apart piece by piece and retire to the Earth during a minute sliver of time. Like a bee that stings once then dies having let go of the only…
On chasing death and love. (The Ouroboros)
People almost die often. They almost die while looking for love. They look for love everywhere. Harp on those that won’t give it to them. The pivotal people. The mom and dad threads. The first boyfriend. The job. The teacher. The government. Booze and drugs. (Those last two never love you back, trust me.) My…