PRELUDE. LUDE. POSTLUDE

August 22, 2017

Prelude The wind kicked up at dawn. Tumbleweeds bounded across the desert. A few bumped to a halt against the shack. Lude Defeating sleep, he knuckled his eyes open, yawned and stretched. The gun was at hand. He rewarded himself with one final glance out the window, nodded, picked up the gun, aimed it, and […]

0

CONFERENCE BEFORE CONFRONTATION

August 21, 2017

A murder of crows gathers to discuss strategy for the upcoming volleyball match pitting them against an embezzlement of pigeons.

0

BANAL INTERVIEWS WITH CELEBRITY GHOSTS – STEPHEN FOSTER

August 20, 2017

Loon: Welcome to The Three Question Interview With Celebrity Ghosts. Today’s guest ghost delivered to us by the Lords of the 4th Dimension is Stephen Foster, a gentleman I am told who wrote songs. Mr. Foster, would you be a fishing net if there were no other choices? Foster’s ghost: I don’t understand. Loon: Interesting […]

0

A SENTENCE BY MIKHAEL BULGAKHOF

August 19, 2017

Night began covering the forests and meadows with its black kerchief. – from The Master and Margarita

0

THE FATHER KNOWS BEST KWIZ ANSWER

August 18, 2017

Some of the morrow’s joys being contemplated are frankly sinister.

0

THE FATHER KNOWS BEST KWIZ

August 17, 2017

Each member of the Anderson family gathered around Dad is: a. planning to kill Robert Young. b. sick and tired of all the phony crap. c. inwardly chanting, ‘Paycheck, paycheck, paycheck.’ d. wondering what joys the morrow will bring.

0

FLOWER BREAK

August 16, 2017
0

BOOK CARPETS

August 15, 2017
0

ARTHUR PECKHAM

August 14, 2017

Here is an excerpt from a strange unpublished novel explaining why that fellow is Arthur Peckham and not a certain other guy. The Concept A pair of monologues and one page of definitions. That’s all. The first monologue is 45000 words long, the second a less horrific 4000. If you find yourself able to vault […]

0

KEN

August 13, 2017

ken salutes his face in the mirror the bruises are healed all that remains is the tang of bitterness

0