Temporarily Overcome by Exhaustion

01/09/14

When you get there, remember each of you may be innocently driven. The poinsettia
whitefly is not a health food for the elderly nor simply a time of confusion for the church.
We accept the sky’s beguiling animals unthinkingly from dozens of nameless men and
women every day.
Cruel, cheap and shapeless, the cab of the old rocking chair reminded Sofia of her
grandmother, a religious woman with an inordinate fear of the aroma from the fingernail
factory.
Just then, Ellen remembered how thoughts of the dark cellar had filled her with
numbing excitement.
Meanwhile, Sofia’s grandmother was struggling with soft low intervals of
melancholy. Her damp hair was sticking out from under a red headband.
The little paradise reportedly has no jail.
One such offense concerns an elderly woman who accidentally cooked her dog
while trying to dry him in her microwave oven. Another concerns the five frigid lakes of
Antarctica. The fugitive crossed hundreds of miles of dangerous territory. He can now
observe his torn boat from afar.
If you haven’t realized how much your life has diminished, Ellen will take you
shopping.
Roughly 45,000 thunderstorms ravage the earth every day. They are often hired
and fired on the basis of skin tests given to viewers to measure their emotional reactions.
So they tentatively reached out their hands towards each other.
Ellen quickened her pace to a trot.
They began touching the craft with their snouts.
Slowly, ever so slowly, she pulled herself from the wreckage before it burned.


Rich Ives is the author of Tunneling to the Moon: A Psychological Gardener’s Book of Days currently being published in serial @ Silenced Press everyday in 2014 and forthcoming in paperback. Begin from the beginning, catch up, read daily. Just refer to the Burrow Guide.