Review: But Our Princess Is in Another Castle

Eric Shonkwiler
Jun 28, 2016 · 3 min read
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It’s not faith. God is everywhere: in the jailer, voodoo charms, your hands […]

[…] It’s not music. You can beat on the table or yodel while swinging from a chandelier. Here’s a note; here’s a chord. Here’s a staff for you to walk through the woods […]

[…] Here’s a secret: about the big things, most people are terrified most of the time. It brings us together, and that is good, little monkey-faced, sweet-muffin, jumping-bean babies of mine.

I. It was, of course, a smash with adolescent boys: you are a teenager, you are a freak, you have superpowers. You love pizza. You must rescue a girl — a girl! — and she will be grateful to you eternally. Her name is April — April, the month of wetness, fertility, and blossom […]

III. […] We are here again, playing the same damn game. We have our girls. We are eating pizza. What has changed?

— God, as impossible as it seems.

The Coil

Literature to change your lightbulb.

Eric Shonkwiler

Written by

Author of Above All Men and 8th Street Power & Light, novels from @mwgothic, and Moon Up, Past Full, stories from @altcurrent.

The Coil

The Coil

Literature to change your lightbulb.

Eric Shonkwiler

Written by

Author of Above All Men and 8th Street Power & Light, novels from @mwgothic, and Moon Up, Past Full, stories from @altcurrent.

The Coil

The Coil

Literature to change your lightbulb.

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