Image Curve Blog

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Small Talk

Short Story   I like to come out here. Yeah, it’s nice. There used to be a barn over there. I don’t know what happened to it-neighbors must have torn it down. I didn’t...

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Let it begin

I am reclaiming my body. I am taking charge of this skin. My limbs will move on my wish. I will start and finish. Ch. Ch. Ch. I am feeling the air now. Air...

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Scattered So Early

A body in full rebellion Stomach cramps nausea vertigo A mind in disarray Swirling thoughts Songs Mania rising, falling Winds in full swirl Chime singing, Newly budding maples swaying   A clock that ticks...

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Talk 11 – Garden

Short Story Do you have access to the back garden from your apartment? Yes, it’s the only reason I rented it. The garden is mine. I can see it from my window. Do you...

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Making Art

Poem   “An artist should be hired,” they declared, “to commemorate the event!” All agreed it was a splendid idea, so for a painter they sent. He arrived and listened intently, as they described...

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The Bongo Root

Short Story Once upon a time in a far-off land there was a kingdom whose inhabitants were given to a most curious habit. Every quarter hour, the entire realm would come to a halt...

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Morning Prayer

Haibun Robins, sparrows, and cardinal songs through an open window. Bacon sizzling from the kitchen. The flickering tongue of an indifferent Senhora da Fatima Candle in a drape-rustling breeze. Seated on the zafu, legs...