Tag Archive | first day of school

Tropics and the Surreal

Time flows in syrup, passing through reed walls on bug legs. Humidity grounds the air to the ocean. Greens glow with the calls of strange birds who speakĀ a sense only they know. Human things merge into the natural world, all the flowers and rocks ignorant of the tiny blip of time in which our things […]

Laundromat II

Laundry goes in too late the day before I leave, and the day is too soggy for it to dry in time. The landlady has a damp load making no progress on the lower level’s clothesline. I could pack my things in a bag’s damp compartment and air them out on arrival, but I’m convinced […]