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Category Archives: Dreams

Emergency Teacher

Science teacher loved job but hated having to go in middle of class. Back in two minutes, he said, holding up fingers. He walked into bathroom he’d used twenty years and saw father push son away from urinal. Don’t do that, said teacher, and stepped to another urinal from which father pushed him, so he […]

Also posted in Education, Short Pieces - GTC

Relapse

Bill suddenly believed he’d just thrown away years of sobriety, consuming many drinks and other evil substances, and was ashamed and frightened and sad, and wondered what happened to clothes and why, butt cold to street, he was knocking on unknown door.

Also posted in Alcohol, Short Pieces - GTC

Dinosaur Dogs

thrilled to see two dinosaurs size of dogs and ask owner their age says seven they can barely get up and walk soon won’t be able to at all and will have to put down just like you someday

Also posted in Aging, Animals, Dinosaurs, Dogs, Poetry - GTC

Madonna Interlude

aficionado excited madonna appeared unintroduced lassoed neck with skinny muscular arm unzipped pants pulled off slid out dress hopped on surprising but not disappointing when realized was another blonde

Also posted in Madonna, Music, Poetry - GTC, Sex

Nightmare Returns

many years vowed never would again but defiled mouth and head convinced really had awakened

Also posted in Alcohol, Drugs, Mental Health, Poetry - GTC, Sleep

Grave of Great Yankees

Who the hell ordered opening this quite deep grave we didn’t know existed in a cemetery near New York City? Turn off that caterpillar and crane and quit pulling out caskets stacked on each other. Why’re you changing the order? Just put ‘em back the right way: Lou Gehrig first, followed by Babe Ruth then […]

Also posted in Babe Ruth, Baseball, Cemeteries, Joe DiMaggio, Lou Gehrig, Mickey Mantle, New York City, New York Yankees, Poetry - GTC, Roger Maris

Heaven High

without wings soar into clouds gliding by stoic birds

Also posted in Poetry - GTC, Sleep

Unusual Ladies

there was something quite unusual about those three sisters sitting on sofa long blonde hair distorted a bit but otherwise all right really they were quite fat a different kind of fat sort of gray or pink in not only bodies but faces i didn’t understand and decided not to ask when one said we’re […]

Also posted in Genetics, Pigs, Poetry - GTC, Sleep

Freeway Flow

another gridlocked nightmare on hot 405 south in santa monica mountains needing to pee late for work ready to drive on shoulder or in emergency lane must get hell out to civilized community would’ve imploded when whitecaps whooshed me through cloudy cold canyon flowing too fast to stop

Also posted in Cars & Driving, Los Angeles, Poetry - GTC, Sleep

Shooting Baskets in Dreams

Generation after Hal moved from two small dingy rooms connected to old house in battery-stealing part of town, he thought dreams had disappeared so was saddened to see himself there shooting baskets. Old friend sat behind and watched errant shots. Damn ceiling’s too low to shoot right. Friend should’ve agreed but only stared as Hal […]

Also posted in Alcohol, Basketball, Drugs, George Thomas Clark, Housing, Mental Health, Sacramento, Short Pieces - GTC, Sleep