ocean

2019-08-31 22:35 ocean

When he was twelve he was swept out to sea in a riptide. Ten years later he returned with the knowledge they had always lacked.

2019-07-27 21:43 ocean

The infection led to tinnitus, which sounded like a roaring sea. As if adrift, he constantly reached out for a railing and tried to ascertain his position by a lodestone he’d tied around his neck.

2019-07-06 21:15 ocean

Something was wrong with the ocean, he could tell immediately. It wasn’t choppy. The sharpness of it had been dulled. There was an artificial, sweet air around it now instead of an invigorating briny sensation. Worn away, he thought, we wore the ocean down.

2019-06-22 22:00 ocean

That’s a lot to fit on one piece of paper, she said. They could still see the top of the bottle intermittently as short, angry waves dodged back and forth, the bottle spinning in distress.

2018-12-15 23:05 ocean

They wouldn’t need the ship anymore, they would use the currents, they would grow flippers, they would imagine gills.

2018-08-11 22:24 ocean

There wasn’t enough room on the raft, there was plenty of room in the water. Quorum.

2018-04-06 18:40 ocean

It was not a subtle sea, but full of waiting monstrosities and devilishly brilliant submariners.

2018-04-05 01:42 ocean

The key was kept somewhere inside the leviathan’s rotting carcass. A one armed man and his monkey were paid to dig it out.

2018-03-21 20:22 ocean

Fetid saliva had collected in the shaggy, matted hair. The face had a frozen expression of pain and confusion.

2018-03-13 03:57 ocean

The egg was missing, giant ships shaped like eyeballs roamed anxiously above frothy oceans.

2017-04-25 16:30 ocean

The air was heavy, they heard a window rattle in the next room. They wondered how long the antidote would last.

2017-03-13 17:00 ocean

That nightmare about the Lobster God condemning you to having your penis pecked by the Galactic Raven for eternity.

2017-01-29 17:02 ocean

“Your place in the universe is not so well defined.” When the button was pressed, the sound was deafening.

2017-01-13 17:02 ocean

“We don’t know where it came from, we can’t imagine where it goes.”

2016-12-03 19:00 ocean

In 1945 they buried it on an island in the South Seas. Now they’d forgotten which.