Author Archives: brokeMC

About brokeMC

Artist: Graphic Design, Audio Production, Photo and Film Production and Editing, Painting, Writing, and all other manner of creative indulgence. and my moonwalk is ill.

Story #29 – Vieques part 1

When I got off the ferry on Puerto Rico’s little island of Vieques, the sun had gone down. The dark was as dense as the milling crowd I pressed through in search of my Brooklyn friends. They had been here … Continue reading

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Story #28 – At The Furniture Store We Kept Sitting In Chairs

At the furniture store, we kept sitting in chairs. There was a flash sale going on and we were drawn in by the signs screaming about the outrageous discounts. This Brooklyn warehouse location was closing. Apparently the landlord had sold … Continue reading

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Story #27 – The Back Row of Broadway

There are two back rows on Broadway. The first back row is at the back of the audience, so far from the magic of the stage the patrons who sit there need binoculars.  The back row of the audience might … Continue reading

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Story #26 – You forgot my birthday again. (Starstruck)

The room lights up automatically after my alarm gongs and I blink away some dream.  I think you were in it.  We were dancing in our little kitchen in Brooklyn.  The dog was singing along. I wonder where you are … Continue reading

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Story #25 – The Well Dries Up

I was wandering through a vast field cluttered with wishing wells.  The wells, rings of stacked dark stones with wooden roofs, stood in various states of weathered dilapidation.  They were close enough together that I was unable to walk in … Continue reading

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Story #24 – Somewhere Close To Mine

When I was a young boy, my Mom and Dad sat me down in my bedroom and the room became very serious. You know a room has become serious because all the colors become muted, washed in gray. Sounds fall … Continue reading

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Story #23 – The Last Wish

It’s not what you think. The cartoons have it all wrong. You probably think there’s a bunch of velvet pillows and a hookah, but it’s not like that at all. When I enter the lamp, I’m not really anywhere. I … Continue reading

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Story #22 – the spins

On his way up the escalator, Jim looked down over the handrail and vertigo immediately seized him. Below was an endless-seeming corkscrew of steps twisting down and away from wherever he was heading. A cool wind blew by nipping at … Continue reading

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Story #21 – Funnybones

I should have known it wouldn’t end well, but good ideas don’t often come to me so I kinda had to go with it.  Honestly, I’m surprised that no one else tried it before me; the fiscal potential was undeniable.  … Continue reading

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Story #20 – sleeping dogs lie

I was in Greece. I hadn’t been to Greece since eighth grade when my father was stationed there with the foreign service. Everything looked different now that I was twenty-five. I felt as if I was in a completely new … Continue reading

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