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THE DISRESPECT OF THE CAT FOR THE ASHES OF THE DEAD

It had been a long time coming, and I finally acquired the kitten of my dreams. FlickerPiss, the cream cheese brownie cat…

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Form and Matter in Existence

Pigeon on my windowsill, Pigeon on my plate. It’s too late… I ate! ~ Raquel Solomon

The Smell of My Death

I was awakened at some ungodly hour of the morning by the harsh clanging of the phone. It seemed that everything had…

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THE DEATH OF A POET

One day as God was walking along the beach, he came upon a sponge lying in the tide. “I’ve heard you know…

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Unpublished Black History (The New York Times) In W. C. Handy’s Band

After both my parents passed away in the mid-1990s, I came across a strangely familiar photograph in their apartment in Greenwich Village…

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