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Our Last Session

“You have too much acceptance Of your own mortality,” He said to me Pushing his half-moon spectacles down To peer over the top And tapping with the eraser-end Of his pencil on the Yellow legal pad Filled with god-knows what: … Continue reading

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Things I Never Learned in School

How to start A conversation Or meet someone Who caught my eye. How to get a job Or follow Bliss Or be a Man. I never learned To budget money, Or Time, Or emotional attachment. I never planned A course … Continue reading

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Adrift Like the Empty Vessel I am Awash amidst towering waves Thundering, crashing, casting me Hither, thither, whither, yon Floating in the current Zeitgeist swirling amongst Alien Coastlines and Islands Fabricated Realities Rumored Lost Continents That I can never see … Continue reading

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The Extraordinary Rendition of Goodman Cory

Press another stone upon me— I shan’t cry out—I’ll bear the thing. Pile up weighty Expectations Borne of Family, God, or King. Make them massive, make them heavy Test the mettle of my heart. Pile up another sad misfortune Loss … Continue reading

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The Fruit of Knowledge

  So, during the unlikely circumstance of watching a television commercial I experienced something of an epiphany.   Okay. Perhaps epiphany is too strong a word. “Came to terms with something” may be more accurate.   My attraction to the … Continue reading

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Learning to Fly

  All your life/You were only waiting for this moment to arrive   A lone Agelaius phoeniceus lurked on a scraggly limb overlooking a field of withered yellow grass. His feathery coat shimmered ebony. He could have been a ninja. … Continue reading

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Squirrelly Thoughts

I was sitting in my driveway watching silhouettes of squirrels scamper along the silhouettes of trees set against the graying sky as the sun set behind my house. I could not bring myself to go inside yet. It is less … Continue reading

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