Mechanical Omphaloskepsis

Mechanical Omphaloskepsis

om·pha·lo·skep·sis. noun \ˌäm(p)-fə-lō-ˈskep-səs\ : contemplation of one’s navel as an aid to meditation; also : navel-gazing # The title of this entry is a tag that I first started using on LiveJournal. From an entry dated May 28, 2008: My dear friend Sunil Sebastian suggested someone in the new novel have a bionic navel. To which I was forced to reply: Navel-gazing Retrofuturistic NeoVictorian = LintPunk # This is all[...]

Strictly No Elephants

Strictly No Elephants

Once there was a small child and his tiny elephant. They needed a forever-home, so they wandered up streets and down, knocking on doors, always hoping… And then, at the top of a tall flight of stairs and behind an apple-red door, a lady with brown hair and smiling eyes invited them to stay a while. # I am delighted to announce that my short story, STRICTLY NO ELEPHANTS, has[...]