Author Archives: Catastrophe Jones

Every Other

Like knives, they come up like knives, and make you wonder if it’s worth it, every other up every other down and every reached-for hunger, every spire, every pinnacle — it isn’t the valley that kills you. It isn’t the … Continue reading

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Rhthm & Vws

Hand in my hand and the rhythm requires that we move — this dance just beginning; I know I don’t know all the steps, but I know I know you; we’ll keep the world spinning. Everything balanced on high and … Continue reading

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Underwater Heart

I wanted you to be safe and comfortable. I wanted to hold your hand; I wanted to close my eyes and listen. The symphony in the dark sang of waves and beats, an asymmetric form breaking and rebreaking inside the … Continue reading

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Who walked with me?

Along the creek, between road and road, down where the forest floor became an overlapping valley of mossy fallen logs, drawing a strange scar through the rolling landscape, everything rendered emerald by the sunlight pouring through the canopy. You weren’t … Continue reading

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A Story About Fishes

One day, Tiri went down to the pond alone. She took the bag of crusts her brother always got to carry (fat sister fingers can’t throw the bread far enough, ha-ha) and she was gone faster than anyone realized. Pa … Continue reading

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