Sunday Light and Word – Ultraviolet Rays of Self Deceit





Aug 17


The first time I got on a horse it was a game. That was the same year I drove a truck, the first thing I drove other than a bike, or a horse, or a big wheel. We went out on the landing strip which was really just smoothed and graded gravel bound with cement. First on the horses, then in the Ford. One of them had a couple of pit bulls, and a waterbed. No one had bugs in their apartments. The swimming pool did have drowned scorpions on its floor. I wanted to go back there. But then, when it was time to do that, I wanted to stay where I was.




by Hank Cherry

About Hank Cherry

Hank Cherry works as a photographer, filmmaker and writer in Los Angeles. His work has appeared in Slake, Southwestern American Literature, Poydras Review, and The Los Angeles Review of Books and he writes a column about the history of jazz for Offbeat. He is in post production on his first full-length documentary.
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