Tag Archives: Scott Beauchamp

American Movie

a husband beats a hammer against a badly painted door twisting the handle between hits whimpers and light come through the splitting wood how his anger suits you how his humiliating use of force also suits you, and everything said … Continue reading

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Artifacts on the Beach

the boy stares at a woman asleep on a yellow towel the cold ocean turns under its still surface a crescent of ash beneath the shadow of a leaning dune of fires left to cool and disappear in the morning … Continue reading

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Phones in the City

she hangs up and he continues to listen the radiator, the cats, the traffic are also her voice now, her name is no one single thing, his desire left unspoken will resonate in all objects composing this particular city in … Continue reading

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Prayer Before the Launch

two men spiral up outside through the stairs and stop by the cargo door birds collect in the shadow of the rocket coming and going without losing the group arrivals and departures contributing equally to the entire shape with a … Continue reading

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Joy Ride

kids hop into a car on cranberry street and forget each stoplight as they pass signals, shifting above a thawing track and they finally understand their own names before making it back from texas they collect hesitations and stare at … Continue reading

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