Posts Tagged: magical realism

no ants in the sugar

: “The day she married me, it rained sugar. The day she divorced me, it rained blood. The day I met your grandmother though, it didn’t rain at all,” the man said. : She blinked away a raindrop. The clouds

no ants in the sugar

: “The day she married me, it rained sugar. The day she divorced me, it rained blood. The day I met your grandmother though, it didn’t rain at all,” the man said. : She blinked away a raindrop. The clouds

blood instead of sap

: “I’ve never told anyone these things,” she said. : “I know.” I nodded. : “How?” : “The way you said them.” : Our bodies did the talking later and afterward, she was nestled in my arms, swinging her breath

blood instead of sap

: “I’ve never told anyone these things,” she said. : “I know.” I nodded. : “How?” : “The way you said them.” : Our bodies did the talking later and afterward, she was nestled in my arms, swinging her breath

return to sender

The Moon didn’t get my birthday card — I found out — so I took her around town, up the coast and down the coast, through the park and into the apricot tree I used to climb. She made no

return to sender

The Moon didn’t get my birthday card — I found out — so I took her around town, up the coast and down the coast, through the park and into the apricot tree I used to climb. She made no

no nervous system

  She called me last night, sounding like she’d been running. “I can’t find my jellyfish,” she said. “Are you sure you’re not wearing it?” I asked. “Of course!” Then she quieted. “Oh, no, no, no, no, no….” “You took

no nervous system

  She called me last night, sounding like she’d been running. “I can’t find my jellyfish,” she said. “Are you sure you’re not wearing it?” I asked. “Of course!” Then she quieted. “Oh, no, no, no, no, no….” “You took

marine

When Simone brought the sea to my house, I realized I couldn’t put it anywhere; I hadn’t cleaned the garage or the den. She set it down in the kitchen for now. I had questions about how she stole an

marine

When Simone brought the sea to my house, I realized I couldn’t put it anywhere; I hadn’t cleaned the garage or the den. She set it down in the kitchen for now. I had questions about how she stole an