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Thomas Lux

Summer 2000

A Library of Skulls

By Thomas Lux

Shelves and stacks and shelves of skulls, a Dewey Decimal number inked on each unfurrowed forehead. Here’s a skull who, before he lost his fleshy parts and lower bones, once […]

Summer 2000

The Magma Chamber

By Thomas Lux

Here it boils and begins to build, deep in the core, what will be lava, molten rock, great domed cathedrals of rage underground eventually expelled—to air, and land. As in […]