Siderodromophobia

I left early this morning, after literally falling out of bed. The dream I had been having before the fall was about skydiving and I left home with a big bruise on my forehead, having leaped out of the plane and immediately assumed the Delta position for maximum horizontal speed in freefall. My bedside table…

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Drought on a Rainy Day

What happens when a city issues a warning that its tap water is no longer safe for drinking? People run out and buy bottled water. And what happens when that city has a population of 2.2 millions? Two millions run out and buy water (the rest were drunk or too lazy). According to my sources, the…

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Freighters

They came from across the seas, slowly but surely, through storms and high winds, and swells and tides. But now all is quiet as they await, half asleep, dozing off into a comfortable numbness, their journey accomplished, for now. Similar posts: Human tide at the Richmond Night Market Another day, another bridge In the Lions…

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