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One Unforgiving Late February Morning

Squealing brakes. The unmistakable sound of steel on steel on glass on pavement. That was the thing about McGough — you didn’t really need an alarm clock. She rolled over in bed to find his side empty again, and got … 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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100 Words: Reach/Drown

I realize you’re drowning. Should I just stand by the river and watch as you go below? I can’t not plunge in up to my elbows and pull you back out, pull you above, give you breath. Open your eyes, … Continue reading

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100 Words – Discover

I am questioning all of the things in which I promised I believed. I don’t like the things I said I liked don’t want the things I said I wanted won’t do the things I said I would, I’m not … Continue reading

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Toska/Saudade

In another language, another lifetime, in another place, if I were someone else and not me I would be able to find the words that mean homesick for an idea. Homesick for the remembrance of something lost. I would be … Continue reading

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