circus

2018-10-14 22:50 circus

Marble blocks were placed as markers at regular intervals. Denials were official. Recitations were long public events. Carnival food and prizes could be found towards the back.

2018-09-08 22:50 circus

The city block was a combination of abandoned buildings, rubble, and street fires. But that morning it was full of garish circus tents and hyperactive clowns juggling skulls.

2018-08-27 23:00 circus

The border between countries was a gigantic pile of dead leaves. The citizens were all dogs.

2018-08-20 22:41 circus

She caught the bug between her thumb and forefinger. The bug licked its lips in anticipation.

2018-08-13 02:18 circus

The electric fence at the perimeter knocked them unconscious, releasing encrypted balloons over enemy skies.

2018-06-22 23:05 circus

Peering at the space under the partition he could see several pairs of hoofed feet. When it came time, he would jump.

2018-06-03 03:23 circus

“One thing I’ve realized–nobody understands what rules reality should follow, and nobody really cares.”

2017-12-03 15:30 circus

Excited children gathered in front of the cage, unsure of what was hunched up and hissing in the corner.

2017-10-26 16:30 circus

Three short sharp breaths then she stuck her head into the bucket.

2017-10-17 16:30 circus

When the trays were brought in everyone howled like wolves.

2017-09-05 16:30 circus

At the clinic there was no expectation that one’s super power was beneficial, merely entertaining.

2017-08-12 17:00 circus

At dusk the leather-clad motorcycle gang arrived in front of the surveyors office, kicking up dust and hollering obscenities.

2017-06-30 17:00 circus

On the same night the dogs and cats disappeared, rocks at the edges of the water became luminescent.

2017-06-11 17:00 circus

The manhole covers steamed, suddenly flew ten feet into the air. “Again?” the barber said, laying down his scissors with disgust.

2017-05-19 16:01 circus

With a wink and a nod the Welsh farmer jammed the bar under the Stone and tipped it over into the creek.