The Real World

Just like that

Just like that The holidays were over, tourists gone And the café’s lone writer Who had been taking up valuable space Was again an old friend And for his generous tips insufficient Was now warmly thanked, Even blessed.   2… Read More ›

Afterwards

Afterwards we congratulated ourselves and surveyed what remained. Our most greatest of trials we had come through, with millions maimed Or poisoned or killed—by pollutants or war?—flags waving, we proclaimed, We were now stronger than ever and better equipped—with climate… Read More ›