“One Day at a Time” by Susan diRende

Reading by the author

I bought a new paintbrush
Real boar bristle
It didn’t help

My computer keeps crashing
It’s always something
Isn’t it

I’m out of lives in Candy Crush
It’s not even lunchtime

The dog whines for attention
Squeaks the ball
It’ll be okay

Author/artist Susan diRende travels the world with no fixed abode. She has won awards for her plays, screenplays, and books, including the 2017 Special Citation for Excellence by the Philip K. Dick Awards for her comic fantasy novella, Unpronounceable. Her artwork has had exhibitions in the US, Mexico, New Zealand, and Belgium.

Image: “Black Ball with Chair” by Susan diRende

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