the rescue


Ramblings

I’ll be home when the blackbirds sing and the sun rises in the evening   I’ll be home when I walk on the sky and earth is hanging above us when the mountains go inwards and the seas are upended when the stars are dark and the whole firmament blazing with gold   I’ll be […]

July 29, 2018

fever to the form


Short Stories

Feverishly he walks along the edges of his mind, searching for the words that will make her stay, he knocks at the walls of her mind to find what is hidden behind it, the real reason why she’d said what she just said but he finds himself strangely unable to form any coherent thought. His […]

July 22, 2018

viva la revolución


Short Stories

„Mein Leben war so lang in vielen Aspekten, und so unglaublich kurz in vielen anderen. Ich erinnere mich nicht mehr mit Sicherheit an die grossen Dinge. Ich weiss nicht mehr, wie mein Hochzeitskleid ausgesehen hat, was das erste Wort meines ersten Kindes war. Erinnerungen sind eine seltsame Sache. Ich weiss nichts mehr von den grossen […]

July 15, 2018

the boss


Short Stories

She took long, deep strokes in the simmering summer heat. She’d always loved swimming for its robotic and reliable motions, for the space it opened up for thinking the instant her mind went places while her body moved automatically; left arm, right arm, left, breathe; left arm, right arm, left, breathe. But not even she […]

July 8, 2018

enclosed in amber


Short Stories

She was radiant and good, a queen among her people if ever there has been one, even though no royal blood ran through her veins. She was attentive in her silence, listening out for small undercurrents of a change of tone, or a change of light in a room. She was self-assured in her character, […]

July 1, 2018