Nation needs dementia strategy

Mother and daughter spliced together attached to the same stalk. Peeling back cob leaves reveals kernel after kernel of mother’s decay, until daughter cares for an empty husk; withering in their private drought.   At her mother’s funeral, daughter dreams of soaking in...

Molluscan Memory

Aquarium existence in an office, glass walls and window panes. A parade of people tapping on an always open door. Window washers claim the best view.   Hired for radula sharpness, to rasp against browning sludge for that clean idea,   without the title I’m a slug...

First Dental Appointment

With no appointment for myself,I'm a severe seagull surfing currents.You're intrigued by the hydraulic chair florescent lights, and sit quietly. I pat your hand, You’re such a brave boy.   Now its Mommy’s turn   I’m as trapped as that squirrel that fell down the...