Man of privilege

Before the psychologists and life coaches were invented, there was this guy. The gatekeeper of the untold, the medicine man, the fortune teller, the one-time-pal, the healer, the host. He would listen to all ofContinue reading

Fluorescent neighbor

When the heat is trapped, it blushes in electric pink. And you will never know what kind of girl spills that incandescent light through her window, liquid desire dripping all over the building, messing upContinue reading

Artificial living

– Everybody knows that dresses and t-shirts don’t grow on trees. They grow on lucent installations, said the girl with an eerie look on her face. Then she opened a second box and pulled outContinue reading

Stealing God’s pose

Front row, suck it and see. As the men and women in the crowd sinned evenly with Alex Turner on their minds and lips and as he fed with irrational adoration stealing God’s pose, sheContinue reading

Wings or tail?

When coming of age, the humans of her kind could choose between immaculate wings and a phenomenal merman/mermaid tail. Never-ending skies or ever-changing waters, abyss above the ground or mysterious depths growing deeper, forever freedomContinue reading

Colour of the year

In 1904 fuchsia was established as the colour of the year. A year before, it was graphite and a year before that it was burgundy. The city tradition required that almost everything would be paintedContinue reading

Small talk

Small talk with an art curator: – But how, how will I know that it’s not pretentious rubbish conceived out of boredom? How do I know it’s worth something, that it can be displayed inContinue reading

What are you

The first bite will tickle Two bites feel just sweet Three bites to get the juices flowing Four bites, you don’t feel a thing The fifth bite – wait a second, what are you: theContinue reading

Dream a little dream

The artist He loved this city for the lack of commitment it demanded. A weird, bustling little place where anything and everything and nothing could happen at the same time. The drinks were cheap, theContinue reading