Babel

The multilingual, multicultural online journal and community of arts and ideas. There's a heaven above you, baby.

Babel

Rex Sexton

This user hasn't shared any biographical information

Homepage: http://rexsexton.com

The Down and Out Museum Notebook

Morning rounds, chasing phantom art alarms, poltergeist startled smoke detectors, hand radio crackling. “Cleopatra Clear.” I call Control. “Asian Art Another Ghengis Con.” Byzantine Banshees … Gothic Ghosts … Spectral Sanctum Phantasmagoria … I slip through light and shadow, down the corridors of dream, past the doorways of delirium, along the labyrinths of time, amidst […]

Read the rest of this entry »

The Number You Have Dialed

Cleaning out the attic, I find in the pocket of an old, moth eaten jacket a little Black Book. Within its yellowed page are the names, numbers, addresses of women long forgotten. Fog, Snow, Rain, and so on, are written beside each one like youthful cryptograms. Who was Ice? Doesn’t sound very nice. Sun sounds […]

Read the rest of this entry »

The Howl

THE LAST SUPPER A sickle moon above a street of doom … cold, tired, drunk, I sit in the Night Hawk restaurant where the food tastes like industrial waste, and yet empty stomachs all around me, sipping coffee, regard me with envy, as I frown and chow down. While toothless men grin, for no apparent […]

Read the rest of this entry »

On the Town

Slow night on Shadow Street, where you never meet anyone you know and every place you go was never there before and will be altogether different tomorrow. “Quiet night.” I say to the barkeep at the bistro, looking over the sparse crowd of irregular regulars in the unfamiliar room where I stop every evening on […]

Read the rest of this entry »

Legacy

Most dreams are out of your reach. But you dream them anyway, even though they leave you more lost and miserable, amidst the rubble of your troubles, than if you had let them go, knowing they were a no show. Life is a stormy road. You head for a dead end as soon as you […]

Read the rest of this entry »

Plugin by Social Author Bio

Page 12 of 14:« First« 9 10 11 12 13 14 »