Entries by Tim Brostrom

Busting the Unions

Busting the Unions The clerk’s ear is dark as a nickel tattoo. Mules block his path west, but not for long. He punches one of the damn mules in the neck and heads around the corner onto 8th street. The mule driver looks aflustered, but he’s a might small to do anything about it. Spits, […]

Leopoldo on being An Instrument of God

An Instrument of God Letters from Leopoldo Giordania to Arturo Arturo, we are flutes with missing key pads, guitars with broken strings and pianos out of tune. I have often thought of us in this way, out of harmony with nature’s rhythms, discordant and atonal. But there is a better metaphor, that of the lens. […]