This is a story of how Gershwin Waltz came to be resurrected and the apparent truth of his resurrection thereof. There have of course always been resurrections; many recorded going back to ancient Egyptian times. The most recent resurrection is that of Jesus Christ, verified in the Bible and made impossibly true through witness and […]Read more "The Resurrection of Gershwin Waltz"
Gerard’s body is covered in warts. And a great number are spread nicely around his body, except the soles of his feet. Gerard’s waddling walking gait won’t let them grow. They might come should he get mentally idle. Some warts look like cauliflowers, others sunflower heads, some miniature mesas; some are like seaweed polyps, and […]Read more "Idealism, Warts and the Inescapable Pain of Disappointment"
The return address of 1979 Merewether Road, Silver Town on this dead letter is one which might change the enigmatic life of postal worker Ibsen Davenport. The addressed destination is his mum’s. Ibsen has been a long time worker at the mail centre. Though he is friendly he rarely interacts with his co-workers. Over a […]Read more "Ibsen’s Job is to Sort the Mail"
As in two minds which are opposite and warring, a thousand dilating sea anemones terrorise this office man sitting on the toilet at his work, because he is stubborn and he will not go. They are mocking him; effortlessly releasing their waste from their exposed intestines onto the grey walls around him. No strain, and […]Read more "Road Block"
The narcissist Joe Smith is the person whom he need love the most. And one time when Joe was a young man he became a prisoner of his least self, the latent shy, compassionate person, the one who had holed up shamefaced in a cold little bedsit in the Hampstead area of London. But one […]Read more "Glam City"
In Greek mythology Aphrodite is the goddess of love, beauty and sexual desire. It was said that she was born of the seminal fluids that flowed from the severed genitals of Uranus. She is the most beautiful of all the female gods and her love is most desired. Many gods and mortals have loved her, […]Read more "The Only Flag Must Be Her Skin"
Once out of his house and on the train Googly, that is his nickname, again explores his relationship with the world, his junking of its conventions, going out of his suburban way to seek higher ideals. For one born on the peripheral bounds of a vast metropolitan city, it is remarkable that from early in […]Read more "An Exact Map of the Mischief and the Bad Fish"