The disease had sharpened my senses –not destroyed –not dulled them. Above all was the sense of hearing acute. I heard all things in the heaven and in the earth. I heard many things in hell. How, then, am I mad? Hearken! and observe how healthily –how calmly I can tell you the whole story. […]

“One Is The Loneliest Number that you’ll ever do.” – Three Dog Night — “The tribes laid out their towns and villages in the form of constellations in the nighttime sky.  The archaeological ruins show a remarkable alignment to the constellation Orion; the three inner circle cities making up the belt of Orion.  ‘It’s not possible for […]

Got seven candles lit, black wallpaper, black carpet.  Looking for which (victim) to target. “ – Nas Age:  18+ “Ezekiel Roberts?”  I heard the feminine tones of a woman’s voice ask. I looked at her image on the display while she stood in front of the door. “Yes!  You are in the right place.”  I […]

Soft shoe.  No sound.  I sneaked up and reached across the bed.  The cotton fibers slid over the sheet thread, while the pillow trailed my purposeful hand. I’d been planning this night for weeks. Despite the repeated mental rehearsal, my hands were unsteady, trembling and anxious. The shadow eclipsed the mark as the pillow came […]

I made a robot on a hot Summer day.  I was wearing my old Wisconsin shirt with athletic shorts to stay cool.  But it was one of those particularly humid, Midwestern, hot Summer days. The kind where the heat just sticks to you; chasing you even into the shade. I assembled the legs, arms, and […]

In the time between night and morning.  In the delirium of the border country between awakening and near post sleep, a kiss dreamed can feel real.  The whipped, ephemeral body feels solid enough to elicit a reaction in those in-between hours.  Sugary sweet it must be. The mind sees.  The neck cranes.  The lips reach […]