Posts Tagged ‘books’

STREET ART

Posted by melissa kandel on January 13, 2015 in Fiction | 1 Comment

“Our mission is to correct only the most flagrant name confusions, leaving undisturbed much that is to be regretted but can be endured.” – Charles Murdock Benedict Brown didn’t think himself capable of admiring anyone more than he did Mr. Charles A. Murdock, chairman of the 1909 San Francisco street naming commission, a group whose […]

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ANNALEE

Posted by melissa kandel on January 10, 2015 in Fiction | 3 Comments

Her name was Annalee. I say was because she’s no longer with us but you should know she was my Aunt Annalee and was forever saying strange things to me like, “you’ll never understand what’s sitting inside or outside the ocean, so the best you can do is try.” “Yes, Aunt Annalee,” I’d reply, unsure […]

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THE HANDS OF SALAMANDRE [PART 3]

Posted by melissa kandel on November 30, 2014 in Fiction | No Comments

 “Flood every river of your mind with only the muckiest of water and you will forever be quenched with the thirst of appeal.” -Salamandre, excerpt from a rejected submission to The Brixie Journal of Jangular Babbles and Jingular Enterprise, Spring Vol. XVII The first night among the shelves, Salamandre couldn’t sleep. Mr. Stickless had left […]

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THE HANDS OF SALAMANDRE [PART TWO]

Posted by melissa kandel on November 15, 2014 in Fiction | No Comments

“Those who speak of art as a truth, as a thing to know and understand in complete, bring a corruption to society far deeper reaching than any criminal mind could hope to create.” – Salamandre, Excerpt from Opening Ceremony to the Grackle Honeycreeper Ballet Company’s Performance of Tender Skies It wasn’t mentioned before but should be […]

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