I try to go through my possessions on a regular basis to pare them down. I do my best to adhere to the adage, “Own nothing that you do not know to be useful or believe to be beautiful.” Books and clothing are the two most difficult categories for me. For this post, I will […]
Someone sits, thinking. A light bulb appears over their head. Just as suddenly, a bird swoops down from the sky and carries it away.
A banner hangs from the ceiling reading “show and tell.” A line of people form a queue to the microphone stage left. Each has an item. They speak in silent pantomime and take their turns explaining their object and its significance. One woman’s hands are empty. She takes hey turn at the mic in silence, […]
Someone sits, staring at a clock. They stand, open the clock face, and manually turn back the hands with a finger. Someone else looks up from a newspaper. “I don’t think it works that way.” The first person sighs. The second returns to reading.
A room with a window through which the moon can be seen. A large clock on the wall. It is 10pm, say. A woman sits at a desk near the window working. Lights down. Lights up. 11:15pm. The woman is watching a show on television. Lights down. Lights up. 12:30am. The woman looks at the […]