Fiction


Excerpts and Selections from “Letters to the Colonel,” “The Octopus House,” and others.


Letters to the Colonel

  1. preface

    1. Monsterwall
  2. chapter1
    1. The Collector
      1. Collector

      2. Amigo
    2. The Funding
      1. Funding

      2. Funding (cont)
      3. Funding (cont)
      4. Funding (cont)
      5. Exactly…Funding (cont)
      6. Funding (cont)
      7. Funding (cont)
    3. The Journal
      1. Colony Journal
    4. The Gun
      1. Gun

      2. note on gun
      3. Gun (cont)
      4. Second Journal
      5. Baby Factory
      6. When I Grow Up
      7. Panzer
  3. The Call
    1. Phone Call

    2. Auction Difficulties
    3. TV ad
  4. The Girl
    1. Meeting Her

    2. Meeting (cont)
    3. Meeting (cont)
  5. Marco Peristalsis
    1. The Puppet Hater

    2. Dracula
    3. Marsupial Centaurs: Essays on Dali’
      1. Dali, Freud and the Unheimlich

      2. THE LIBRARY OF ARCHETYPES
      3. DALI’S PERCEPTION
      4. THE PARANOIAC CRITICAL METHOD
      5. THE PHYSIOLOGY OF SIGHT
      6. THE MIND AS STORYTELLER: The Paranoiac Critical Essays of Dali’
      7. DALI’S PERSONAL VOCABULARY
  6. Interlude
    1. A second Memo
  7. Marginalia
    1. The Ball

      1. The Ball

      2. Halloween
      3. Staircase
      4. The Countess is Injured
      5. Hobo
      6. Corinna
      7. Panels
        1. Boron Carbide

        2. Plaster
        3. Carbide
        4. Carbide (reprise)
      8. Useless
      9. Servants
      10. Reggie
      11. Feats
      12. Gators
        1. Camera 1

        2. Camera 2
        3. Camera 3
      13. Preparatory Readings
      14. Phylacteries
      15. She is Hurt
    2. The Sun
      1. The Sun
      2. Satellite
      3. Satellite (cont)
      4. Satellite (cont)
      5. Satellite (cont)
      6. Satellite (cont)
  8. Friday
    1. Diabologue Multicolore

    2. (cont)
  9. Excerpts, or Conversations at the Diabologue
    1. The School

    2. Ellis
    3. Spy Technology
      1. Specific Items
    4. Catalan
    5. Play for Eighth Grade Life Sciences Class
    6. I am not Gay, but My Boyfriend Is.
    7. Book Review
    8. Laughter
    9. Yound Man in love with Horse.
    10. Letters
        Love Letters

      1. 1
      2. 2
      3. 3
        Letters to Uncle

      1. 1
      2. 2
      3. 3
      4. 4
      5. Recipes
    11. Charles
      1. Charles: Essays on Ultimate Truth

      2. Let the cats out.
      3. Objet qui ne fait pas l’elogé du temps passé.
      4. La Parapluie du Chocolat est dédoré.
      5. Les Problemes du probleme (Paris 1917)
      6. The Cave and the Shadows (Parents, raconez vos dreams a vos enfants.)
      7. The urgency of my thirst made me reckless.
      8. The importance of rook’s pawn.
    12. The Poethetics
      1. Introduction to the Poethetics