Arabelle was lost in a world without connections. Or, rather, they were all missed connections-a series of possibilities she watched pass her by. There were so many at one time, she ceremoniously burned the “what-ifs”of fake memories in a garbage can fire two alleys away. There was the little girl she met on the subwayContinue reading “characters without stories: a series”
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Fragments from Mardi Gras
“I think that police officer has a raccoon on his shoulder.” “It’s been stuffed and put in a uniform…” “Is he on duty?” “Who the raccoon or the dude?” *** “It’s Super Bowl Sunday.” No, it’s Bacchus. *** “All I want to catch this year is a plunger and a coconut. God knows IContinue reading “Fragments from Mardi Gras”
Fragments from Mardi Gras, cont.
“How did you fall?” “I was biking home, trying to eat the last bite of a well deserved shrimp po-boy, and you know, ate shit and fell. Right into the street and glass. The worst casualty was this perfect tomato slice though.”