Category Archives: Reprint

Good News

I always wanted to write the great Judean novel – a story so compelling it takes on living form and has the power to save lives. I never imagined my own life would be the first one saved. As a … Continue reading

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Unseasonable

Her death didn’t match the season. It was July. Bright and warm. The air, nourishing and jittery with little wings and sounds. Things were blooming and green and lush and lively. Fireworks every Friday night and grill cooking granted no … Continue reading

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What If

It’s a coyote howl against a Bloody Mary moon; panting awake wet from the shivering ache of a nightmare in which you’d found contentment; a cold stroll in the dark as footsteps not your own gain ground; black-sooted bricks, phallic within … Continue reading

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Silver Bangles

From tipping the restaurant waiter to scouting out the habitats of his country’s most exotic plants, the delightful Alphonse seemed content to carry all our obligations on his scraggy shoulders. At the end of an internal flight, we didn’t even … Continue reading

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apple scab

That old adage about the benefits of eating an apple a day meant nothing until Dr. Paul broke up with her. Up until that time, she had been eating an apple a day for nearly two months. Although Dr. Paul … Continue reading

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Gay Is…

Gay is the boy who just started working with flowers and gestures so immaculately that everyone has always known that he is a gay boy. He loves his job, you can tell. Gay is the thin guy who has no … Continue reading

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Unstructured Ode to an Afternoon

white gumtree stands dried bottled sunlight pours winter through thawed and pale two ravens caw, whirl their ways around the parched twigs reaching clear blue above this thing is just a day until i question myself this thing in a … Continue reading

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