Monthly Archives: May 2017

Self Portrait

Published May 2, 2017 in LA Stories - 0 Comments
Selfie

A 55 word story that is a self portrait

Hardly the man with no fear.

I aspire to be like Ant-Man (loving miniatures the way I do.)

A Taoist master once told me I was lucky to have survived my life and not be institutionalized.

That was reassuring.

I’m an immigrant who likes the occasional cigar.

And plan to skateboard well into my 80s.

Coincidence

Published May 1, 2017 in On Writing - 0 Comments

Coincidence3

Or synchronicity.

In the larger randomness that it all, finally, is.

We want so to find meaning and feel some measure

of control over the chaos.

When signs converge, there is a joy and affirmation

of our victory over the powerlessness.

It’s another fiction that we, animal architects of reliable narrative,

so happily weave.