Chance Being Born
Slim Ghost had a new sporting game. He was ready for his real success to shine and to win a matter of redemption. He ruled out favors.
Fat Ghost stood big at a unique high of a lifetime, still an improbable best. He never missed or passed up even the off meeting. Fat Ghost won his first, another, one more, but at his low, he jumped at a slight of rain.
“Here’s your rare offer,” Fat Ghost said to Slim Ghost, “I’m giving you a best three in five.”
“But what’s my better encounter?” said Slim Ghost.
“Now’s only my last.”
Slim Ghost deserved a blind peace but he let the good get away, took the final second, and lost at friendship.
Ross Simonini is
the interviews editor at The Believer magazine (www.believermag.com)
a visual artist who blogs at http://roosshamanana.blogspot.com/
and a member of the artist collective/band, NewVillager (www.newvillager.com)
who released their debut record in August 2011 with IAMSOUND records.
See more art by Ross at http://www.flickr.com/photos/23489747@N07.