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I have 103 stories published in 2 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 42288 times and 37 of my stories have been cherry picked.

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John Silver

My stories


City as ocean: streets that overlap like waves, unsunk Atlantis, cultures calcified into coral reef. I have left that behind. And I walked probing...


I used to be fond of airports but not anymore. Brands stickers duty-free offers you never truly fly away. Have I become unirradiated of the love of...


My heart is an hourglass and the sand it contains was sifted from an ancient desert where everything was true. City as desert: extreme moral...


Not this city but the language encrypted within my body must be the silent exegete of my glory and ruin. The timocracy of monuments does not guide me...


In my backyard the noble form of a deer kneeling spent twenty years dying from the arrow in its liver. In my room an owl perched impassive he is...