fate was fatal

Press the play button above to watch my short film: doppelgänger (2:24).

Our Minute

I am the keeper of the Doomsday Clock.

I know what will happen to us.

I know how the world ends, but I don’t tell you.

I keep you in the dark.

I stopped the hands on the doomsday clock at 11:59.

When we met I thought I would turn back the hands on the clock—that I might set the pendulum in reverse.

But you said our fate was sealed and our fate was fatal.

I was smitten.

I’ve set the the works in motion once more—the cogs thunder.

I’ve chosen our minute.

This is fall in Jamaica Plain, MA, on 12/11/2021, at 11:02 am.

“She passed a sign:

— Garth Simmons / Hole Punch

About istsfor manity

i'm a truncated word-person looking for an assemblage of extracted teeth in a tent full of mosquitoes (and currently writing a novel without writing a novel word) and pulling nothing but the difficult out of the top hat while the bunny munches grass in the hallway. you might say: i’m thee asynchronous voice over in search of a film....
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