"That’s where I fell deeply too, dreaming"
The Best of It
At the Proust House
"Toughs like us pinch madeleines"
Marck L. Beggs
"She would sit for hours transfixed on the Eukanuba or American Kennel Club dog shows, ooh!ing and ah!ing over the poodles"
Canoeing with Exes
"The creek is always the first way"
Losing the Fuzz
"A low-fi boot firmly planted In yesterday’s soaked low moan"
Got the Wings of Heaven on my Shoes
If I Can't Have You
"He imagined how tempting that mouth would be to kiss if he and Pauline ever went to mass together, if he ever saw her close those eyes in ecstatic prayer."
More Than A Woman / (Tavares)
"When Bobby found Mike unbendable on a Monday morning, he tried mouth-to-mouth, lifted the solid creature to his lips and puckered around his now dry nose"
From the owner’s manual
"—then took the language with the word rheostat in it"
That Special Something
"your presence here is mayfly"
Alfred Brown IV
The Concept of Flight
"But he is most concerned not with cavemen but with children."
Mikey Battles Emotions
"(It is clearly some form of self-help.)"
Nude (Study), Sad Young Man On A Train
"the way someone walks away from a painting"
"to lock like strands of challah"
The Gospel of Geppetto
"Whittled so thin he itched whenever near The crackle of wood"
"She bites into a raw tomato—pulp and seed blot her blouse."
America ♥s Fat Men and Skinny Women
"The chickens hold up ingenious little lightweight aluminum walkers with tiny wheels on the bottoms."