Gilded Temptations Running in Circles Chapter Seven A fast tambourine bangs through the walls of my apartment and my head like the heartbeat of a curiosity that won’t go away. I search for the sound like a set of misplaced keys—under cushions, in cupboards, and drawers—only to find the still shadows of dust and random … More The Wish Bathers, Chapter Seven
Kick Out the Jams between your Toes Chapter Six Ninety coffee pots later, or three days as some would say, I’m not really sure what to think of Valerie’s vague behavior. I just want to know what the hell happened to my old man. Who is he? Why did he leave me? And why is … More The Wish Bathers, Chapter Six
Do Rubber Band hot dogs really Exist? Chapter Five “Hey honey bunch, are you going to sleep all day?” Sydney says. My eyes flick open at the speed of light due to the strange sounds traveling into my ears like an annoying alarm clock that won’t go away. “Honey bunch?” I say. “Norman says it’s … More The Wish Bathers, Chapter Five
Daffodils bend down to the ground Like they’re trying to understand Something they have found. Why are there no other flowers around these crowded streets? These static-filled days Spinning us inside a Gothic maze Of passive aggression, Sick obsessions, So much love without confession. Caffeinated personalities living a dark reality Of expensive dreams, … More What are We doing?
The Black Glass between Us isn’t Ninja Proof Chapter Two It’s another Zen-like morning when I wake up—my belly still full of pancakes and bacon—and I stay in bed to watch the sunlight move around my room as it warms up all the crevices and corners for the day. No phone calls, no interruptions, no … More The Wish Bathers, Chapter Two
Knee-High in Foods and Dudes Chapter One After 25 years of traveling around this big, beautiful sun, I’ve come to the unfortunate realization that most people fit into one of three categories after hearing my name for the first time. I used to think it was a drag to be constantly reminded of how monotonous … More The Wish Bathers, Chapter One