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A Seat at the Tableaux

Somewhere in the bowels of my mother’s house sits a sturdy coffee table of deep, black wood carved in ornate patterns and iconic rural Japanese dioramas wrapping up the legs and around the 48” x 18” perimeter of the tableau, … 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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The Fifth Act Of Mankind

“The past is always/ closing door, closing door” —Mick Jones      Dreams are meant for sleeping.      When I was a teenager I had all sorts of dreams. They were not really plans. Plans imply plan-ning and some sort of … Continue reading

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The Twisting Path of Cursive Script

“How’s your handwriting?” asked Office Manager Audrey from the adjoining room. The company employing me has put me on Light Duty. For the past eight weeks I have been recovering from a work injury. I broke my back and the … Continue reading

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