Day 27: My neighbor’s music

Prompt: Write a review   If neighbors were oysters, this one takes the pearl. A stupendous neighbor! A great worrying. If you’re looking for someone to give you early gray hairs and a cigarette-dotted back yard, Look no further! Take my wonderful neighbor. This one will keep you up all night with their loud music! […]

Day 25: The flight

Prompt: “Hymn to Life” by James Schuyler guided by Hoa Nguyen   We wait for order to settle, like when we lay bricks to build new edifices to introduce us to the neighborhood as owners, keepers of titles, not tenants. They can rent from us, of course. Unfortunately, we cannot part from home-grown papaya fruit […]

Day 22: The Mouse Hole

Prompt: International idioms   The light shines even in the mouse hole. Even in the mouse hole, the sun shines. All the light touches turns to gold in the mouse hole. All the ashes, from the fall, the light shines, in the folds of masks and starlight, the sun shines into the mouse hole, illuminating […]

Day 4: Throwing out thread

Day 4: Dreams   I dreamed the dream of someone in a movie — the reason the character turned evil, his descend into soulless existence, screaming murderous purpose, a score of years gone — he wakes next to grown children, admitting their righteousness, as if twenty years had not happened, and their mother still about. […]