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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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I will be

What is it we are running from if not the hatred we see in one another’s eyes? What is it we are dying from if not the weapons we wield against one another? Save me, sell me, make me into … Continue reading

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You Said It First

Today you said it first. Unprompted. I feel giddy, like the time I held the back of the chair and let him drop two-inch stripes over my back again and again and again. I know you think it should be … 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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Nobody Likes The Honest Questions

If I asked you to accept the fact that my heart is too small to love you as you deserve, and asked you to care for me despite the black dog that follows me around, and asked you to be … Continue reading

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