Tuesday, December 08, 2015

December's Decals

Creepy-crawly Decal

I discover blood in my underwear between voidings. I make an appointment to see my doctor. He gives me a sample bottle to fill. Furtively, I slip it, unlabelled, into the pocket of someone on the school run.

Perturbation Decal

An old lady stops walking. Her hands and legs flare outwards, abducted like a skydiver’s. I am watching her from my car. She is clinging to a web, wrapping her prey in fine silk, feeding herself in scoops, and then, resiled, resumes when the gust of wind that must have fixed her abates.