Dear Lucky Publisher

Dear Mr. Penguin, I am writing to let you know that I have just written a masterpiece (see attachment, 530 828 words). And all in the month of November. Let me start by saying how thrilled I am that you will read it and hope you will publish it. We can talk about my...

Company

PS: So, K., look, I just re-read this letter in silence. Only, I didn’t write it in silence. I wrote it with Television’s “Marquee Moon” playing, I was going to say “in the background” but that’s not right, I had it cranked up loud enough to give the neighbors a...

No one wants to know

No one wants to know about the mess left in the back of the fridge.themossy green on the cheese the bruisey blue threading the bread. What would it mean to anyone now, so many days later? No one wants to know about the mess love left in the back of your heart. The...

BLUE

“By night the same muteness of humanity before the shrieks of the ocean prevailed.” Melville “A human voice, how awful in the gloom of coming night, when sky is dark, and earth Not dark, nor yet enlightened, but by snow.” Wordsworth Dearest Mad Permeating Creature,...

Addendum

P.S. Okay. So, I’ll admit it’s a bit weird that I’m writing a P.S. to a non-existent letter. But consider it an addendum to an essay I wrote. P.P.S. And … it may also seem a bit strange that I’m writing the P.S. and P.P.S., and all that should follow, to my dead...

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