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Steps Forward

He watches the way her skirt twitches at her hips, long long legs and the sway of particolored curls. She’s a monster when she’s on something, when she’s got it in her teeth and she says I don’t have a … Continue reading

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Do The Damage

He says venomous things that have a life and a barbed stinger of their own. They fly unerring, pierce the skin, and cannot be removed. They poison, and she is shot full of them easily, a soft target, large and … Continue reading

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  1. J. A. Panian says:

    Oh wowch. I quite viscerally feel the sting of this one.
    You have well-conveyed a thing that I know well.

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The Funniest Part

The funniest part is watching them crawl, thinking if they push hard, if they try hard, if they do it just right, if they dance for the gods above them that they will be elevated, that they will be lifted … Continue reading

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What Do You Have

What do you have to say for yourself, you who are by design the smallest, the least, the worst of all of us, daring to stand up, daring to present, daring to pretend you are something you are not, are … Continue reading

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Imaginary

There are times I dream of him, and what he did to me. In the mornings, when I wake, I imagine leading him barefoot through a maze of coals across a quick highway, famed for gang-related violence and other natural … Continue reading

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