Fort Bragg


The night after he dreamed he was the understudy in a play and the lead got sick he found himself submerged in the middle of a deep-blue ocean, the idea of light a transient blur above him and a gradient darkening below. And in the blackening sea the fish are silver minnows magnified and replicated that dart and flit as flocks of birds yet keep a pattern unknown even to themselves all quiet all flat the surface of the ocean now as daylight turns to dusk and sea-foam disappears.