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Don’t Talk

I don’t talk about it; I like to talk about it, I’d like to talk about it, but I don’t talk about it. I don’t talk about it because of the look on everyone’s face. The look that means disappointment. … Continue reading

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1000 words: Unspoken

Some days were harder than others. She woke at first light, sometimes to find he’d already been awake long enough to set fire to the towels in the bathroom, and instead of alerting her, he dropped them in the tub … Continue reading

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There/Not There

slipping down reaching clawing wet hands bloody hands reaching grasping in the slick slip mud slide down the pitch right to the edge right to the edge hang on hang on hang on hold on too late falling done falling … 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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Again (Again)

Endless possibility. Boundless hope discovered in measured step. Piece by piece, putting back together the very foundation of what creates a life. First, breath. Next, thought. Then, form. Finally, action. See fear and hold fast; becoming is a re-birth, and … Continue reading

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