A Missing Child

She has never really left.

What happened was, she went to the forest with grandma and wandered off.  Temporarily. Continue reading “A Missing Child”

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Hands and Hats

You walk late into the philosophy class.  You carry a name I want, you are wearing a hat with a pompom.  You sit next to your friend.  Your friend made space for me before the class; you sit behind me. Continue reading “Hands and Hats”

Trigger Warning, a Book Review of Sorts, with References to Other Collections

Neil Gaiman’s collection “Trigger Warning” came out on February 3, 2015.  Like “Fragile Things” 5 years prior, “Trigger Warning” is a medley of short pieces.  Some of them are just a few pages long, others are longer.  Some are poems.  Some are fairy tales.  One is a witness’ testimony during a police interview. Continue reading “Trigger Warning, a Book Review of Sorts, with References to Other Collections”