How to Live Forever / Susan Moore

$ 7.00

 

dancing girl press, 2014
$7.00


 Susan Moore’s work has appeared in Filter, New York Quarterly, Quick Fiction and elsewhere. Her chapbook, She Preferred to read the Knives, was issued by dancing girl press in 2012.




Choose Your Own Adventure

The myth of the sky in wartime.
The myth of the weather in famine.
The myth of the soldier's resolve.
The myth of taking our shoes off at the ocean's edge.
The myth of the ocean.
The myth of the children at bedtime.
The myth of the people's power.
The myth of the stealth bomb.
The myth of the stealth war.
The myth of the bird evolving.
The myth of frogs.
The myth of catching fireflies in a jar.
The myth of childhood ending.
The myth of bare shoulders on a summer night.
The myth of cutting our losses.
The myth of taking the easy way out.
The myth of the farmer's indomitable spirit.
The myth of the waning empire.
The myth of collective bargaining.
The myth of the Louisiana Purchase.
The myth of elk as far as the eye can see.
The myth of protecting the land for the descendants.
The myth of descendants.
The myth of the stock market.
The myth of amortized losses.
The myth of taking apart our identities.
The myth of saving identities.
The myth of identity.
The myth of bowing at sunset.
The myth of bowing at dawn.
The myth of ceremony.
The myth of pouring the tea.
The myth of offering the tea.
The myth of leaving the compound.
The myth of forging a new path.
The myth of gathering blackberries.
The myth of preserving the food for winter.
The myth of sewing curtains for the new kitchen.
The myth of having enough to eat.
The myth of learning new skills.
The myth of dogs leaping over the fence.
The myth of training the dogs.
The myth of arming the locals.
The myth of progress over time.
The myth of understanding over time.
The myth of moving past our losses.
The myth of keeping the perimeter safe.