Category Archives: Writing

Twenty-Five Word Stories: Sunrise

I scream to the sky–no answers; I ask for accommodations I cannot have. We request this: A prelude, an overture, for what you’ve wanted… Advertisements

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25 Word Stories: Convenience

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50 Word Stories: Ar(rest)

A first: going back to her place, watching her sleep. She preferred repose on her side; her right foot crossed beneath her left to feel her knee, hip and shoulder pressed into the firm mattress. She slept with her arm … Continue reading

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Maim

To maul or to maim’s not part of the game; Either way, we end up feeling the same: Miserable and weakened, or, worse yet, Alive with those things we won’t speak of. These losses aren’t for me or for you; … Continue reading

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The Trouble with Silence Is Creation…

This is for you, mother. “Farewell the glistening mouth the trouble with silence oh mother the trouble the harmless pleasures and the ones that come to harm…” -Deborah Landau, The Last Usable Hour. Mother, oh mother, you’ve decided this: To … Continue reading

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Mingle

“Passion and reason are only the transformation of the mind toward the better or the worse.” -Seneca the Younger. Talk to me. Tell me, father, what I must know. Tell me how to plant the seeds we know could grow. … Continue reading

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Drawing, Parallels & Keeping Your Head Above the Water

“I remember being the recipient of that kind of attention, knowing there was perfection to trace and retrace, unwavering details of technical precision that, on good days, made practice a sharpening, rather than the unraveling it usually felt like to … Continue reading

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Lichen

Aren’t thoughts symbiotes? We think, and they grow. We think, and cannot know How or where they will go. We think in composites We would love to know. Now, here is a thought Made up, without giving a thought: Some … Continue reading

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Author-ity, Illnesses & the Stories of Experience

Preferring death to capture, I accomplished the most astonishing deeds, and which, more than once, showed me that the too great care we take of our bodies is the only obstacle to the success of those projects which require rapid … Continue reading

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Voice, Personae, Rhetoric & Role-Playing

“I have sought to make of the human race, taken in the mass, what you practise every day on individuals — a physiological study. I have believed it was much easier to descend from the whole to a part than … Continue reading

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