Temporarily Overcome by Exhaustion


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
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
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.

Fiction. Modern Abstract Fables.
(First edition, hardcover with dustjacket, 524 pages, $36.50 USD.)

Tunneling to the Moon: A Psychological Gardener’s Book of Days draws from fairy tales, a condescending of a 1938 Social Studies reader for 6th grade, an 1890 handbook on marital compatibility, numerous annoying educational advancement studies, the myths and legends of third-world countries and minority peoples, pulp fiction, a history of carnival side shows, folktales, frequent conversations with Crows, Owls and a wide variety of underground inhabitants, insects and the people who collect them, Joseph Cornell, Günter Eich, Russell Edson, the French Surrealist poets, the Quay Brothers, letterpress printing, and the author’s inability to channel his imagination linearly.

Begin from the beginning, catch up, read daily. Just refer to the Burrow Guide.