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Archive: 2019

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Looks Like Rain

April 27, 2019

legend holds that such was Grandpa’s love of Fig Newtons and of his beloved grandson Erik that he once introduced […] [continue…]

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unstoppable

April 26, 2019

do this, if you dare: go to an elementary school band concert but don’t look at the kids sit in […] [continue…]

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Easter, Wheels Off

April 22, 2019

the preacher did the dumbest thing ever especially on Easter he took the Scripture seriously when it suggested a lack […] [continue…]

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Holy Saturday

April 21, 2019

it’s quiet still lonely there are no more prayers to pray nothing to do but wait for death, for life […] [continue…]

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volunteers

April 20, 2019

the lawnmowers roar in the neighborhood racing the predicted rain but ours is still quiet in spite of tall stuff […] [continue…]

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prayer

April 19, 2019

in an expansive cafeteria bright light straining through tinted windows a single cup of coffee between them sitting in silence […] [continue…]

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complicity

April 12, 2019

in days of yore when I was a child little girls were told that they could not do real push-ups […] [continue…]

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apprentice

there once lived a man named Dave Stavlund according to the legend he washed the car of his youth every […] [continue…]

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glasses

they call them ‘progressive lenses’ but they are quite the opposite a new view into my decline coke bottles affixed […] [continue…]

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restore

April 6, 2019

leave the past behind apologize and turn cover over mistakes then press forward recreating the world around you planting flowers […] [continue…]

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machine

the game begins again the first turn of the first wrench applied to a car that hasn’t started for 30 […] [continue…]

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poetry

April 5, 2019

sriracha on turkey tetrazzini

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facets

April 4, 2019

you think you know a person he’s shy, quiet, smart the fourth-grade champ of Connect 4 he’s just Joshua but […] [continue…]

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Lent

April 3, 2019

tempered steel moves across flat stones scraping at first then sliding finally with a polishing purr ancient rules metal yielding […] [continue…]

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