All my life I’ve wanted to fly. On the tops of mountains I lean forward with the urge to jump, and the same with tall bridges, and the roofs of tall buildings. I don’t want to die. No no no, I don’t want to die. But I want to fly. How I want to fly. … Continue reading Ever wish you could fly?
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On summer mornings when she was a child she stood on the cinder blocks outside the small bedroom window of the addition built onto the trailer which sat next to the old frame house, out there in the foothills. She shaded her eyes – the sun rose to the right, over the pines across the … Continue reading And it never curled again
They went to the fair in the late afternoon. That way, they could fly into the sky – or as close as they could come – when the Midway was lit up against the darkness. Two of them had been dreaming of the Kamikaze – which he termed “a truly horrifying ride” – since last … Continue reading For more than sixty years he has eaten fire