It looks dystopian outside, an old friend wrote via email.  He’s directly downwind from the disaster which we are all now breathing into our bodies despite double-paned windows and a distance of one hundred miles. And it will become part of us and we will age and breathing will never be the same again. He […]

California is burning

No moon, no stars, only fire engines on the ridge, their lights flashing. And a helicopter overhead. The wind howling all day, the house creaking, the car at the ready in the driveway. Only the whole state is burning. Nowhere to go. The sun set in a blood red balloon, the air is worse than […]

The Wall

Distraught with the state of things. You know our elders taught us that love was SUPREME, and just as we came of age they made a public call to hate. I can’t relate to this concept of filing broken people into dust. And leaving our sick to rust, crime rampant in the streets and so […]