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Maybe You’ll Try to Grow Vegetables in Your Garden

some grow eggplant, parsley and mint. Many gardens have become burial grounds because there isn’t room anywhere else to bury dead bodies after four years of war. But if the alternative is starving to death, you might not mind eating … Continue reading

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My Roomie

I slung my backpack over one shoulder, closed the door of my truck, and found my way inside the hotel. The lobby was modest and the rooms would probably be worse, but I didn’t turn around. At the front desk, … Continue reading

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Pop Star

I’m inclined to consume, to cover you in fog, A Kevlar vest, to hide what innocence is left. The waves are quiet. Dead, maybe. Come closer, my secret has a secret to tell you. Where will tomorrow go? And will … Continue reading

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O

The good things start with O: oxycodone, ovenbirds, oxygen, Omar from The Wire, orgasms, often, only, our. Occasionally, orifices. The first moment you walk into a room. Or, that time you did that thing with your tongue and I forgot … Continue reading

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Revision

An articulated skeleton is one with the various parts connected in such a way as to demonstrate normal relationships and allow motion between components as in the living body. Years bleach memories clean. Stains removed. Colors fade. Threads unravel with … Continue reading

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Reading about Architecture with a Migraine

“Beautiful buildings are more than scientific…they are true organisms, spiritually conceived; works of art…” – Frank Lloyd Wright I read today that Frank Lloyd Wright’s roofs leak too. That rain spills into the organic curves of his soaring ceilings. That … Continue reading

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Spend It

Dumped and laid off in one week. It was a bad time to be Marv Stinson. He walked out of work with a heavy toolbox in his right hand and burdens on his mind. He thought of unpaid bills and … Continue reading

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