Month: May 2018

Dangerous day

  Yesterday, in my little corner of the world, we ran into some coincidental calamities, or nearly so….. all in the space of ten minutes. I was driving east on the main street of town and was attempting to make a legal left turn to go northbound.  A southbound vehicle on my intended route had […]

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My precious

This morning, I cried. Over foggy coffee, fiddling with my phone, I watched a woman in her hospital bed wake up with new lungs. How long she bore the breathing mask I do not know. There were doctors and family gathered ’round. They took off her mask and said “breathe”. Her eyes.  Her eyes as […]

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The shooter (GRAPHIC)

Far from home and soul is me so anchorless, adrift divorced am i from family tree and Maker’s kingly gift with jealousy and wounded pride without a sense of worth and none to whom i dare confide upon this blackened Earth with poisonous intentions now i hear the schoolyard bell my private demon’s made a […]

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Live ones today

I posted an ad on Facebook today (what a fool) I done dood it all wrong, I think…… Ad said “I have 3 old bicycles, free to a good home” “They have been stored outdoors in a shed, and are a little rusty here and there” “One has a broken seat.  We no longer need […]

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Amanda

We were out celebrating a friend’s birthday at a little tavern in town.  The waitress I had been used to seeing was no longer there, and I asked the owner Chris what had happened.  “Oh well, you know, she just up and left.  Took the kids and went out west.  Family problems.”  And so, we […]

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