Nothing No. 48

November 29, 2015 § Leave a comment

I am a nothing, a game, I am freedom, I am life, I am a frontier, a peak.

Alexander Scriabin (1872-1915) quoted in Skryabin (1978) by Hugh Macdonald (b. 1940)

As is

February 23, 2014 § 1 Comment

Other People

Act I

FIRST VOICE: We only have this life.
SECOND VOICE: You mean, we haven’t got another life to regret it?
THIRD VOICE: That’s what hell is for.

CURTAIN

Act II

FIFTH VOICE: Est-ce que je peux emprunter ce livre?

CURTAIN

Act III

SECOND VOICE: I go gaga over humans. Other people go gaga over cats, dogs, babies.
FOURTH VOICE: I never read novels published after 1767.
FIRST & THIRD VOICES: Give that woman a shandy.

CURTAIN

Act IV

FIFTH VOICE: I like act two.

CURTAIN

Micro-melodrama

August 16, 2013 § Leave a comment

Life and Death Coach

“What if I’ve wasted my life?”

“Other people have done worse things.”

“Is that meant to make me feel better?”

“It’s a good line though, isn’t it?”

“It is a good line.”

CURTAIN

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