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"
Well there’s been this myth going around since the Middle Ages that lemmings suicide en masse. Maybe it’s a metaphor for what humans are capable of when they’re mobbing. And with humans, anything is possible. And the cabal of lemmings in this little yarn are uncannily like humans when it comes to fear. They do […]Read more "The Love Bombing of Lenny the Lemming – a tale"
After Ethel Turtle retired her son Bobo Turtle took over the chairmanship of THIS Company. He was a particularly nasty sort of fellow who bullied the staff and the company’s clients alike. And not only that there were times at board meetings when crucial decisions had to made that Bobo would take out a pair […]Read more "Esmeralda and the Blue Whale"
WANTED – HELP BY THE OCCASION. Strong young man, must be fit and durable and be flexible to work with a busy famous celebrity couple. No experience necessary. Oversized hands will be well regarded. Great hourly rate. Apply Box W000 in your Capital City. Oceanus’s mum had cut the advert from their local newspaper for […]Read more "Oceanus, Celebrities and the useful Role that is Forging his Happiness"
Yet another leading man, found guilty of cruelty, murder, making war, bullying, torture, and having done them purely in his name and for freedom of speech, is hereby condemned to die in the Electric Frying Pan. But before the condemned man fries, after which his atoning spirit will travel the universe’s atmospheres, forever teasing the […]Read more "If his Heart were Dynamite and it Exploded in the Torso of a Worm, the Worm wouldn’t even Flinch"
I had drawn two symbols on a piece of white paper. Then, with the help of my dad, I hung each symbol over a different doorway leading out of the living room in my house. One represented God and it looked like a star, and the other represented Satan and it looked like fire. I […]Read more "The Satan Sign"