the tiles are stacked, five deep, in rows around the room. if i unfocus my eyes they become towers, columns of origin unknown, narrowing down the room into a tiny cell-like space. this is what i get for buying them two or three at a time when there's space on the credit card, and laying … Continue reading scrabbling at tile (400)
the breeze stirs the plants set in terracotta pots and ruffling the leaves. a cold wind blows off the snow, frost settling in on berries and flowers. labels are buried under frozen water, soon to be rewritten.
I've been a little less inspired the last few days, though I did conjure up a book review, so that'll be here next week. This weekend I've been avidly drawing books through my bloodstream and came up with a new story idea; I fleshed it out really well on my phone, so I guess it's … Continue reading Word Crush Monday: Don Marquis
buy a bottle of luck, rest it on the edge of the windowsill. leave it for twenty years, practice being luckless - so controversial. go out, do something, smash the bottle against the wall, make your own luck.
If we were having coffee I'd be running a bit behind schedule. Sorry, let me just put these papers away... I've been up to Secret Things, and have to say that I've really escalated them in the past 74 hours. Also, no, that's not a typo: it's a specific temporal designation. Green tea, I think. I've … Continue reading Over Coffee (42)
she flicks the map that takes up one-third of wall space. on her desk, there's a spinning globe: sometimes she taps it to set it rotating. unfocuses her eyes and lets the world blur past. she makes a list, writing alphabetically, reverse-alphabetically and flips it around again. scrambles the order, calls up online travel literature. … Continue reading wanderlust
I'm writing on my phone because my computer looks like it's five minutes from throwing a wobbly, so please forgive any mistakes. It's been 22 hours since I did the Mystery Thing and have stopped levitating, but I'm still delighted. I'll have to tell you about it sometime. Prompts for the week: Kaleidoscope Notable Original.