A Divine Invasion

(Written for my friend Gea’s Bollywood zine before her collaborator jumped ship. Image above borrowed from Leif Jones, one of my favorite illustrators ever—check him here.) 1. Consider the fall of America as a Bollywood routine. Egos tip like dominoes. Blood money runs out. Methamphetamine zombies wander the wastes in packs, huddle up from the … Continue reading

Hail to the Broken-Tusked Elephant Lord

Ganesh Big

HYMN TO GANESH One-tusked alabaster god Sat in resplendent fury In the halls of the mind Eternal incense smoldering Pre-cyclopean and justified I called you and you answered You who wrote my bedtime story Have rewritten it again and again Each time I fall asleep And then awaken Destroy the monsters under the bed Destroy … Continue reading