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An Autobiography of Apples #2—Bildungsroman

In Miami Springs, Florida, I discover in middle school that to keep my parents from starving I will have to study apples. Their shape. Their quality. The sound they make when not eaten. I will memorize all descriptions made about … Continue reading

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An Autobiography of a Bottle of Sprite #80—Exorcism

             1. It’s rough out there; and the many college degrees I have earned cannot generate me enough change from the scene I did in a “disreputable film,” as mom calls it. I lost twenty pounds for the audition, which … Continue reading

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Black Ex

Five years ago (or was it six?) I broke up with my black ex and not a single moment passes by that I don’t think about the baby oil scent on his neck stuffed inside my nose, a stopper for … Continue reading

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An Autobiography of Guilt #5—Diegesis

Objects wrap themselves around data in our wide wide world. Bugs sail out to various parts of the globe With backpacks of tiny commands.             It never stops raining codes. Functions and methods are part of the same inherited plan. A … Continue reading

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The Launching

Launching is never as easy as it seems. Years of training must be devoted in advance. The arithmetic may not be as functional when it happens, and the calculus one picks up in later years may always coil one back … Continue reading

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