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PARALYSE

A BLOG FOR WHAT LIES BETWEEN MY EYES

 
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Discontinuous Shadow

Every move we make forward leaves a discontinuous shadow. To step away from your own past. We call to it with invisible language. Echoes...

The Glut

It is an excess of people. Of places. And things. A buildup of waste. An increase in emissions across the board. A strain on the...

Lost in the Woods

Would it have been better to have brought a torch or not have turned left at the crossroads? Sun’s nearly down. Didn’t bring any snacks....

Pay 2 Win

All we have now is the feed of the algorithm. A bespoke retelling of realities befit for its content user. Tailored text has become too...

Bedside Manor

Dedicated to Liane Gough and Geneve Daniels It was there when I arrived. A full archetypal sun-fade moss green Californian timber...

Knowmore Calling

Andy Knowmore left the cemetery and remaining family with questions surrounding the empty casket. He wanted to get at his family’s...

Harbour Shorn

Night and day, two crewmates spend their time avoiding fish work in their hammock together. Lost at sea, with only a starry inkling...

Stay-At-Home’s Lot

It’s always great when you stay in instead of always being out. Lockdown has you bunker down to stocktake TP, HSP’s, and fresh streaming...

Crab Scuttle

- Dedicated to an ol’ mate I used to think a lot of things. Like I had a safe upbringing. That people always tried their best. Or that...

Exopest

It’s my partner’s family get together this weekend. So, I contract laryngitis. ‘It feels like I’m swallowing hot glass via glue gun.’...

Sewer Side-hall

I walk side-streets to avoid most folk, till I hear a call from under the curb’s grill. So’s, I open the manhole cover and slide below...

Unco Tested

Paul boils water for dinner but accidentally drops the sauce jar. Scalding hot water flies everywhere, all over his face and arms. ‘four...

Car Coffin Knee

Hurtling down the highway with his floodlights on, Nifty takes a call by his knee steering and holding the phone. Barely keeping it...

Copy ANiON™

D’Artagnan hunches over his breakfast place sitting as ANiON™ G8 his helper droid prepares brunch. ANiON™ G8, ‘I’ve got your eggs here....

Blufox & Grenwig

From atop a petrified stump an earwig calls out to a fox. The brilliant blue fox approaches cautiously and asks, ‘I’m Blufox. What’s your...

Keyman’s Bluster

Keyman’s Bluster Somewhere between 12am and 2, near it was March 13th, calendar said 1722, or maybe 2022. I’d had my interocular astral...

Courses for Horses

Courses for Horses ‘What’s the combination to the safe?’ ‘We only got three chances...’ ‘What’s your top three?’ ‘Day they divorced,...

Unjustice

Unjustice “The suspect” was tall but not intimidating. Next of kin described him as “Sad Santa”. He was a blue-chip backed retired civil...

What, Why?

What, Why? The hood is lifted, and I’m set before a darkened blue mask cloaked court. ‘What, why?’ they ask me in a husky gravel timbre....

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