Evyenia (frag)

The process complete, I felt no connection with orienteering, bitter chocolate, rustic wines and cheap antiques, Map’s pensive smile. The investigative skills had passed, in any case, to her dual. Something fibrillating beyond sleep like a trapped bird had emptied her in a way that drew more than repelled me. It was Evyenia, wan oval […]

Anna

  Every situation has the same structure, which is to kick over its own traces. You’d think we were getting wise. And she tells herself such things often lately: that the face of permanence is an artifact of who knows what or who. She flatters herself that she knows – of the machines that draw […]

Sound Artist (fragment)

  Night and day he wakes sponges down and changes paper undergarments; tweaks the custom app some more. Then vomiting dreams wounded undead animals. His oncologist, said NuCas proteins are blind to the fast mutants. A rhythm more sophisticated than an official treatment is coming back from who knows where. The Thing has become too […]

exo scars

A hermetic suburb ringed by derelict overpasses.  The low sun etching grainy pebbledash and plaster. Internal walls pucker grey-veined “new flesh”.  Pink sporocarps in tenement halls, tumescent foam mattresses fruit delicate engines over stained concrete. Roaches juiced with bone or collagen radii. Hear them pine, their agony. It makes you want to hurt them some […]

Abstract Cruelty (Excerpt)

Orange jump-suits daub Rosa with an invitation camouflage of fish paste. The python’s tail undulates to Bukkake rhythms as does the jungle girl/vore legend. Her soused head soon dangles from the eyeless abomination. He watches all this in a séance glad to conform finally. We never watched ghost-porn at home, even after links were disseminated […]