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Writing

Love Then Lost

All the while we snooze Sorrow billows, tears…. pillows ‘Tis better to have…

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Writing

Short Story (Quick Read)

Oh wait… just how short? Very funny. Real quick read. Back to tasks at hand…

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Writing

Junior Joseph

Mother from Ukraine Father from proud land Haiti Fight and cold always

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Writing

A Vow, Maintained

She told her father But he couldn’t disannul. Head hung, she went on.

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Writing

Dry Whenever

No drink for me, thanks. Oh, why? Just need a break’s all. Deep breath. That’s better.

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Writing

5:15 am

Hot skin, cold air, bed. Email—things spiral quickly. Time to fight the day.

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Writing

Tenseness

Mimics a phantom Running so fast she crashes She loved and left soon

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Writing

God’s Mercy

If I had to choose, Criticism than lashings. Lashings than to die.

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Writing

Practicing for What?

when the real thing’s far to loop in my head—our heads perfect then perform

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creative nonfiction Poetry Writing

Unloving Love

Today, I’m at the freehand on Ohio (19 E), feeling fortunate that I can leave then to somewhere to sleep the same night then to my need to rush the gauntlet where people (are meant to) battle to meet (but ultimately fall short of) my lofty expectations then to: negative ruminations behind and a mind […]

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Poetry Writing

The Truth of The Spare Tire

What do I have a spare tire for? I don’t even know how to drive. I told my friend I didn’t have friends and he agreed. I wanted to meet new people, but then I couldn’t find any good reason I’d leave my place to meet people.

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Writing

Sandsuckers

In the morning they installed 100% California Bluegrass. Avalon made people around her vindictive and impatient when she wasn’t trying to. To them, she was obtrusive in sight and impossible to get out of their heads. So the night before, when they thought no one could find them for being so dark, I saw with […]

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“A Deep & Gorgeous Thirst”

( This piece was recently published the Hawaii Pacific Review. That enough was reason to open it & I was more than pleasantly surprised❕💬 ) by Hosho McCreesh (from A Deep & Gorgeous Thirst) At the chalet and you’re guzzling down bombers of Farmer beer, and the occasional measure of … A Deep & Gorgeous […]