Posts tagged "illinois"
I am in a grocery store, pushing a shopping cart

I am in a grocery store, pushing a shopping cart

I am in a grocery store, pushing a shopping cart. Everyone is rushing outside, excited about something happening out there. I follow the crowd… turns out the pope is coming. I’m standing on the side, trying to stay standing, but I keep losing my balance. I have to lean my weight on the shopping cart....
I dream that I'm in subways

I dream that I’m in subways

I dream that I’m in subways, tunnels, riding trains that are diesel and electric in cities all over, riding for miles and hours. I’ve had this dream in Boston, Chicago, New York, L.A., London, Paris, Philadelphia, Tokyo and Moscow. San Francisco as well.

When I was small

When I was small, I had a dream that my grandma was staring into a big empty swimming pool crying “oh my Amy darling.” I had apparently drowned in that pool.

I have forgotten to take a class in history

I have forgotten to take a class in history which is required to graduate from high school. I spend all day avoiding my history teacher, thinking that if he doesn’t see me, maybe he will forget I didn’t take his class.