UP CLOSE EVEN THE BEAUTIFUL IS UGLY

3 Jun

Petra insisted that we go to the foothills, that we penetrate the smog and see the boulders up close. She was horrified to discover the graffiti. She stared at EAT SHIT. “Up close even the beautiful is ugly,” she said. I thought that smashing Sciano’s Ganesh was the symbolic act that would set her on the road to recovery, but she died later that year.

from my short story “Ganesh” Read it here: http://www.marcopoloartsmag.com/Ganesh

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