The upper floor of their home is overheated and painted in a lush jungle theme, for the sake of familiarity, and it is here that they keep their first pet, an adorable eight pound pocket elephant. Continue reading Lifestyles of the rich and happy
Monthly Archives: April 2006
On the walls
On the walls of the Louvre hang the works of artists;
On the walls of this loo, just the scrawls of arsists.
The Bones of a Romance
First, perhaps you should read my inspiration: Les Nuages‘ Stone Tale.
That evening he came and sat beneath her window. Continue reading The Bones of a Romance
5. Stone Tale
While visiting St. James’ Church in Teignmouth, I discovered vivid pictures of people, animals, houses and mountains emerging from the texture of its walls. These pictures told me a short story, a story of imagination, which I will recount to you below. (Note to readers: It may be easier to find the pictures after reading their captions.)
There was this man. We don’t know if he was a scholar, or a poet, or a philosopher. Every day, he took a walk outdoors, found a bench by the fields, and read his thick book. Continue reading 5. Stone Tale
Between the Ears
– You know, some people have nothing between their ears.
– They have a head, at least.
– No, no, seriously. If you pick a random person on the street and look into their ears, you’ll likely see daylight coming from the other side.
– But it’s night time now. It’s dark!