synchronicity

Oct
09
present tense (synopsis)

present tense (synopsis)

The parts of our being that are pre and post language—they’ve been activated and lit-up, even if the rest of our so-called conscious minds can’t grasp it. It’s like an opening in your body that lets in extra air, getting you a little high and freaked out from the oxygen.
11 min read
Sep
15
folk punk

folk punk

Heir Max 98: Hi Swim. Let me start by saying that I agree with you. Swim Palmer: Hi Swim Palmer: Agree with what? Heir Max 98: That the mixtape is the highest form of art.
5 min read
Sep
07
ttys

ttys

I left BK the day before Ida. I'm heading west with an old acquaintance who is vaccinated but far from well…
6 min read
Aug
19
words

words

“It’s like discovering a little snag of the secret thread that runs beneath the surface of things,” I told them. “Something ancient and beautiful that somehow also feels super familiar.”
6 min read
Jul
26
2008

2008

I could see the branch of the Callery Pear tree that stretched across the fire escape, a presence that meant nothing to me during the day, but late at night its newly bloomed glowing white flowers seemed to turn into demonic faces stretched in laughter. cw: suicide ideation
8 min read
Jul
19
sync don't swim

sync don't swim

There’s not enough to drink that will make me forget what’s happening, it’s only when I’m with Odious that I feel calm, because I’m so focused on the unique feel of everything that happens in their presence that I forget to obsess about my own thoughts for a while.
7 min read
Jun
27
Blue Veins

Blue Veins

“Maybe if I hadn’t been high all the time, I would have realized sooner what was going on and stopped him from hurting Mica and those other women,” they said, to which I could only nod and look away.
5 min read
Jun
13
the jar

the jar

Was the jar’s contents the work of a demon--the same demon of the night who infected our sleep with terror filled visions?
7 min read
Jun
03
infinite remix

infinite remix

“Look, Swim, there’s more… I have to tell you about the things I figured out today regarding all this. This…information.”
7 min read
May
30
W.I.P.

W.I.P.

“It’s wild, SWIM, it’s too specific to be chance. Someone or something is trying to get messages to me.”
5 min read