The Able Chip

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Able Chip was a highly capable learner.  This is what he learned in five years: 1. How to speak 2. How to read…

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God and Emerson

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Me and Dick Cheney are kneeling in a clearing, shanks touching, souls ajar. Does afar a bobwhite whistle? Yes. Tweet

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A Roasted Chicken

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Everybody at the roast was fond of the chicken, and this infused their subsequent ribbing of him with an inclusive sort of glee…

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(For Will Oldham)

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Darren made his mouth hot with breath and it was so hot.  The Mountain could not believe how hot it was and it…

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Ravenous

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The vainest foundling in the orphanage was undoubtedly Nellie Bly.  She had bumpy skin like cream, and she drank cream constantly to remind…

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