In Christie Chapman’s latest story, a pregnant man reflects on the unexpected gift of life.
1. How absurd! This morning I rode to Starbucks on a horse painted peacock-blue, wearing naught but a boa constrictor coiled around my body, my long Lady Godiva hair obscuring my feminine signifiers. “I will have a grande chainsaw with extra porcupines!” I announced to the barista. Ω 2. Tough Luck Buddy I saw a [...]
The football player caught the ball. I saw him on my TV. I only notice stuff like that, never the score or which teams are playing. He had this look on his face, like just for a second he was the Messiah of the world. Just for a second all eyes were on him. The [...]
Plucky the Winged Unicorn Plucky the Winged Unicorn lives among the stars. The shooting stars are his own free transit system, but they’re not very predictable, so Plucky is often late for things. Everyone knows Plucky doesn’t have reliable transportation, so no one gets mad when he’s late. Once in a while, someone new will [...]