White walls surround me; blanched in a sterile white light that shone from seemingly nowhere and everywhere at once. The room was bleakly clean, with effete shadows timidly rearing from under the bed. I lay limp with lame limbs at my sides. A fall, they told me. An unwitting step, and a blow to the … Continue reading White Walls Surround Me
The following is a transcript of the Jane Heaster 9-1-1 emergency call to the Greenbrier County sheriff’s office. [Dispatch]: 9-1-1 what’s your emergency? [Jane]:There’s someone outside, standing- standing at my front door.[Dispatch]:Okay, ma’am, do you know this person? Is it a man or a woman?[Jane]:No, I don’t. And- a man, I think.[Dispatch]:Is he trying to … Continue reading 9-1-1 What’s Your Emergency?
The joy that swelled up within me on that day I first discovered the little green sprouting plant beneath my feet was matched only by the joy I felt on the following days when more of those same budding plants emerged near. Eight in total, and, curiously, they appeared to sprout along the path I … Continue reading Garden of Gnosis: 04 – Inrorobunda tuberosum
Forlorn days of nihility stretch beyond me, broken only by brief moments in time when I would briskly walk from the fountain to the King’s Foil, cupping a small amount of quickly draining water within my hands. I have since staved off the browning of death—but that is all. The browning does not seem to … Continue reading Garden of Gnosis: 03 – The Lull of the Lacuna