In death the dead man learned to play piano on a broken out of tune bosendorfer grand imperial
In death the dead man uses safety matches to make nebulae in galaxies too far away to matter
In death the basketballs are too wide for the hoop so the dead man dunks in his dreams
The Dead Man and the Cicada
Tell me, Dead Man: Will it be alright?
The Dead Man answers: Even the cicada makes A cicada god.
The Dead Man and His Reckless Life
The Dead Man was reckless In life, but who among us Isn't? You can't be upset about This, Dead Man. What's the Point? Save your tears for something Grander. We all ran from Something, Dead Man. We all Failed more than we found Success. Take a tissue to dry your Cheeks, Dead Man. Please. What Did you think life was actually About?
Tristan Foster is a writer from Sydney, Australia. His debut short story collection Letter to the Author of the Letter to the Father was published from Transmission Press.