Dreaming of Electricity

Except from my NaNoWriMo novel.  Copyright 2011 Bahia Simons-Lane I was sitting in a car in Gunma Prefecture staring at the scenery rushing by.  It was unfamiliar and exotic; rice fields submersed partially in water and mountains on the horizon.  The journey to my own new home was almost complete and the adrenaline I had … Continue reading

The Morning Commute #1

On the morning train, the faces are always the same. The Boy has a grey backpack and red shoes. His head weaves back and forth as he takes in his surrounding; the movement is punctuated by a change in focus on this or that. He mutters to himself quietly and earnestly. His pants are too … Continue reading