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100 Words: Far-Fetched

They said she was ridiculous, to believe in the thing she believed in. They said men like that, with fire in their eyes, fire in their hands — they didn’t exist. They said she didn’t exist. She knew they were … Continue reading

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Five Ways Of Looking

I. Sometimes I can’t help but wonder at the forks in the road. Paths not taken. Discoveries not made. How would they have turned out? No different than anyone else looking back on their lives, but I feel infinitely ill-prepared … Continue reading

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Hoped

I’d hoped we could be friends. I’d hoped we could be more. Maybe you’d leave your wife. Maybe I’d leave my husband. Maybe we’d buy a little shelter together, past the burned out Walmart and maybe I’d suckle six fat … Continue reading

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Spirit/Flesh

Fully aware, when the stars are at their peaks, whorling in strange circles in our forbidden sky you are the meat of my existence, the flesh of it and I am the soul, the spirit of yours. You are my … Continue reading

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Opportunity

The day they gave out opportunity, I imagine I was daydreaming of some far-off wonderland, imagining the crystal waters, the bluest skies and greenest meadows, lush fields of flower and fruit. I may have been contemplating you, and the way … Continue reading

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