Author Archives: dan
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A seed in the air It passes into shade and Vanishes completely
The Centuries Unlimited Un-hairy version (delta draft) finished at 92,000 words. Begun (revising) at 8:40am on Monday, June 8th 2020 in the Balkan Tower of Matriarchy. First line: “The utility fog hung thick over Black Chicago.” Finished at 10pm on … Continue reading
(see Logarithm 1) August-2030 The sun is hot on my back, and my thighs burn with the effort of holding this position. My back doesn’t hurt, though. Those stretches work. My face is full of leaves. They come in triplets, … Continue reading
July-2021 I am sitting on a bed in a house in a village 15 kilometers from Serbia and 20 from North Macedonia. My back is propped up against the wall, my laptop balanced on my stretched-out legs, and I’m breathing … Continue reading
Mushrooms in the grass You are nicely round and plump Until you’re stepped on (this haiku was written with the help of my older daughter)
A Balkan morning A breeze and distant goat bells Swallows kiss the pool