July 11, 2004

No signal — 160ch

July 11, 2004 - Categories: !Uncategorized

“Searching…” Step forward. Step back. Wave it around. Off. On. Still
no signal. Expensive gadget? Plastic junk. She’s waiting. Damn. Buy
long-stemmed roses.

A Teacher’s Life — 160ch

July 11, 2004 - Categories: !Uncategorized

The words feel thick and foreign in your mouth. You try again. Some
nod. Most are indifferent. Bell rings. As they shuffle out, you smile
through your despair.

Mail — 160ch

July 11, 2004 - Categories: !Uncategorized

“No new mail.”

“No new mail.”

“1 new message(s)!” Heart jumps! Hands shake. Click, click.

Face falls. More spam.

Stargazing — 160ch

July 11, 2004 - Categories: !Uncategorized

Highways intertwine, a concrete canopy lit by the unsleeping city.
Stargazing, we find constellations not in the light-choked sky, but in
twinkling offices.