Incision

Another three weeks before home, and I’ve already started packing impatiently as if the flight was tomorrow. I guess I can’t wait for another Fascination Street experience. My dreams are bordering on madness; sometimes, they appear so vivid that I tell myself in my dream that it’s only a dream, and I would tell myself Read More …

Perseverance

A dislocated dream in the art world Like reality’s eye seeking escapism Where to go is not what matters For this cage expands in the heart Every keystroke, every footstep Every enunciated word of madness Is perseverance within absurdity

Industrial waste

The result is fake, illusory smiles, second-hand smiles with unknown origins. Except, one thing’s for sure – they aren’t mine, despite acting for real. It’s an extraordinary outward appearance that most people are experts at establishing, whereas I’m best at genuinely smiling through my guts with the most daunting tunnel vision. Basically, no surroundings visible, Read More …

Never trust a hippie

To Sid: Oh thou beautiful May – the month of the Taurus, month of cleansing, purification and new beginnings! No more self-extinguishing through denial and rejection but blind self-destruction – happy birthday, Sid Vicious. About Rotten: This is one of those days where I like to recall my past from twelve years ago; my teenage Read More …

Casu Marzu

You feel a sudden moment of disgust. I don’t know why. Often you just run your finger across a dusty surface, and you see the answer right there. Little animals whose movements you can’t perceive; animals that feed on our skin scales. One day they will grow and reach the size of mosquitoes or flies. Read More …

Microsoft Word 2003

I have sore eyes from continually staring at the screen, overanalysing words and wondering whether the grammar is correct. If only the grammar dictionary had a little “Paula’s peculiar grammar”-section… Once it’s post-deadline, I will ask myself, “What now?” I will wonder whether I’ll be able to embark on a new story that is not Read More …