Tag Archives: marriage

Let there be a fitting

The Bench Governor created the engagement because the relationship was without forum and void. Without marriage the engagement was a failure of the deep. It was spring and there should be a wedding in the air. And the Governor moved … Continue reading

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For the Sun to Fade Her

What is the question you ask when the coffee is thick as blood and the radiators carry warmth like ants into the hive? I got a parcel this morning, a rare butterfly from Cerro Catedral. I must attach the Latin … Continue reading

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Regular Disturbance

The first time she calls the police herself from the phone box across the road. She screams like a preacher. ‘When are you going to do something? He’s locked me out again the bastard.’ There are not enough faces at … Continue reading

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Secret

Behind my coffee jar is a tin labelled ‘Bread Flour’ where I hide my chocolate-chip cookies from my wife. I have other secrets too but I cannot tell you where I hide the mini-dress that fits, or what happened in … Continue reading

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