Tuesday, March 18, 2008

1900.

The incision running down the middle of his chest healed a bit by bit every day, the wound sealing itself and releasing tiny scabs as it did.

2 comments:

ed said...

after dinner, he went out to the porch to smoke & threw up in a bed
of calla lillies

ed said...

with vomit burning in both nostrils, he wondered why
animal organs were called
sweetbreads in culinary circles.

he felt an urge to approach a stranger and ask if they preferred
a red wine or a white with their
sauteed sheep thalmus glands

before he retched again, he wondered if the flavor of brain would be enhanced by dipping it into clarified butter as one would a morsel of lobster.