Fever Dream I

Garrett has been standing there for who knows how long. He speaks Portuguese at 4:30. It’s 4:30. The wrong 4:30. So he speaks Mandarine. It sounds like Tv static when he opens his mouth. Every time he speaks, his face turns another shade of green. There are infinite shades of green, you notice. Baffled at… Read More Fever Dream I

Just For Now

Oscar took the subway every day at 8pm. He carpools with Gerrard and Mallory in the morning, but they leave the office at 5pm, long before Oscar can even think about packing up. Besides, Mallory and Gerrard started dating recently and Oscar doesn’t feel comfortable in the back seat while the other two holds hands.… Read More Just For Now

Pink Chicken

Rhett didn’t think the chicken was cut thin enough. Says the chicken doesn’t cook right if it’s too thick. The middle stays pink and the costumers complain about everything it seems. Sure the middle might be pink, but it’s not raw. They can eat it and be fine, no big deal. But since they paid… Read More Pink Chicken

Ongos

Maria sat with her legs crossed tight enough to amputate a man’s hand if it found itself anywhere near them. She didn’t know much English, she carried all her money in cash, and she didn’t have her husband next to her. All she had was three children waiting in her suburban, pining for mushroom pizza.… Read More Ongos

Someone Else

Flight 183 was a private airplane operated by Pilot Gregory that carried 3 passengers who didn’t want to be themselves. Instead, Pilot Gregory and his passengers wanted to be their future selves that each one had methodically planned out the lives for down to the smallest detail. On the other side of this flight, everyone… Read More Someone Else

Javier

My Grandpa used to say at Christmas, “Que se lo ponga, que se lo ponga!” This roughly translates to, “Put it on! Put it on!” He’d say this every time that one of us (be it family or otherwise) got clothes for whatever Christmas we had the fortune to have him over. I don’t know if… Read More Javier