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Archive: April

show me

April 27, 2015

she is restless her curiosity thwarted by her overly practical dad trying to get dinner on the table she needs […] [continue…]

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out of the pool

April 25, 2015

the sink-or-swim instructor never smiled never laughed greeted excellence with callousness success with indifference apologies with derision ever and always […] [continue…]

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sunset

when you pause to watch the sunset notice the colors acknowledge the end of another day it happens slowly your […] [continue…]

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cold

April 21, 2015

it seems like you’re just having a bad day there isn’t enough coffee to wake up every bump a grievous […] [continue…]

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patience

April 18, 2015

this saw is a stranger to me picked up for a song at at estate sale right over that hill […] [continue…]

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rolling

we are hardcore bikers on an important run twenty ounces of coke for a science project but first we need […] [continue…]

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fierce

April 15, 2015

in her almost nine years she never knew her parents owned skateboards they are extricated from the shed carried reverently […] [continue…]

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work/wait

April 13, 2015

sometimes in a brief burst my slow fingers outpace my ancient laptop and I am typing blind working without a […] [continue…]

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reward

without a clear plan for how to spend his post-adrenaline Sunday afternoon  he wound his way  through wide circles puttering […] [continue…]

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meh

April 11, 2015

fickle, fickle muse wouldn’t leave me alone yesterday now a stranger refusing to phone something in even the crumbs secretly […] [continue…]

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symbol, two

April 10, 2015

after clearing some space and finding a deep discount at the nursery they planted the tree in the fall another […] [continue…]

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symbol

weary of the stink eye from sporty parents at soccer practice he reaches into the closet pulls out the Boston […] [continue…]

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enlightenment

April 9, 2015

one of my college roommates was a practical sort of fellow troubled by the ongoing difficulty of finding a pen […] [continue…]

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