I came from the Dokkumer market, had fetched fish, took the basket from the bicycle and put it down. The merchant had wrapped it in odor-proof wax paper with herbs for the sauce on top. In anticipation for a fried […]
She was sitting in this bar, at this table, moving it straight. On the tabletop were cuts and notches, referred to names she didn’t know.
Mr. B. scolds muttering into himself. “Elevator broken. The fucking thing’s always broken.” He stomped up the stairs. His apartment was on the third floor. Under his arm he carried a grey cardboard box. He had found it in the […]
An autumn day that I didn’t expect like this in November. Luminous. A sky as if painted with sea blue. A drive from Düren, further through villages never seen. Road villages. Green, there is a lot of it on both […]
This late December morning the sun was reflected glaringly by frozen snow. It burned through the windshield, was a white explosion. Blinded, I ducked into my seat and raced by car over the red traffic light. The path, I knew […]
Yesterday or the day before I saw the picture of a house. More precisely, a photo. In me something sounded like tender music with irritating, painful sharpness. This house looked like …
I like the darkness speeding by. Even the flashing, scurrying lights. It’s like they’re in a hurry to get there. Maybe home, wherever that is. Although I am not too fond of those expectations. Expectations that make us think of […]