is coming home........................Owen pulled into the driveway at Ocatillo
soft fur...........................in the middle of an afternoon.
warm milk......................The asphalt was routinely melting
blood stains.........in the 110 degree August sun.
on the other side of the swimming pool.........................He was wearing
cold water......................an unappetizing tank top
white bandages....................from which his stomach slightly protruded.
brown grass on the hills... a flowered dress.............. a glass of beer................. an old army issue sleeping bag............................... low flying planes............. the smell of green grass.... warm stones by the river......................... a red front door................ three feet high and rising........................ a little more rain............................ framing a wolfish grin .................... inspecting drains....................... traces of white toothpaste foam...................... the children laughing.......... blue and white checked oilcloth......................... only the darkness...................... carne asada............... beautiful gold tequila.............................. with a tv screen and a telephone.......................... bye bye bye....................

[about this work] [frames interface]