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Beneath

It would be impossible to reach you across this ocean As Pangaea broke apart like these sheets parted, turned over The waves crashing in my mind not allowing for any Sleep that kept me...

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A Collection of Short Poems III

Poems   Nought If everything is everything and nothing is nothing and you have become my everything then what am i?   Nowhere to Hide   The scum always rises like bubble gum bubbles...

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Nostalgia

Poem   My eyes are always searching, see again this endless blue. Was it real, was this dream true? My fingers want to touch again- warm and golden sand, Feel it’s pulse, rhythm, life....

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Doggone

Short Story   Our drive to the lookout point has been rather unsettling for me. We must’ve driven this trip a hundred times when we were first dating. I remember, we had nicknamed it...

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My Flower and Me

Poem   From your view, the flower dies For it will live in me As it gives to me, life From our view, we dream deep. We sit here far from death We await...

Family story by Lee Anne Hill: a girl tries connecting with her emotionally estranged father by getting him to watch a movie with her. 0

Tripping With Dad – Part One

Serial Fiction In the bathroom of the hotel lobby I stared past the finger-smudges and backsplash at my frowning reflection. I’d done my hair three times already; once in the room and twice in...

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Back In Time

Poem Back in the days when the summers were hotter, and the skies were bluer, and the faces were younger. Back in the days when my home was the Cosmos and my garden was...

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Talk 5 – Scream

Short Story   I could never stand living with someone like that. But you used to drink a lot. Being drunk is great but dealing with drunks is not. Tell me about it, I dealt...

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You Built Me

Poem I’ve been busy I’m so sorry It’s still the same I’m glad you came Did you know There’s something new Had to grow I thought of you You built me You built me...

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Ironic Contrasts

Haibun The sun teases us all. A shower of fiery light promises warmth before rain-filled cumulus eclipse it. A spatter of cold drizzle falls. Then stops. A breeze reminiscent of the record-setting bygone winter...

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Whisper My Name

Poem   This white-hot cold Drips down my ribs; Ice that burns like fire. Even the rain cannot cool or fade The red scars from my back. The wood of the table leg Is...

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Ode to Grandfathers

Short Fiction   “What was grandpa like?” Katie, surprised, dropped her book and turned around to face her younger brother. “What?” “I’m pretty sure you heard me the first time,” replied Jackson. “I’m assuming you mean...

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Today Thoughts

Poem   The sins of our parents Are like past lives, Because finding opportunities Come from bees from the same hives. Someone born to welfare Is never given a chance, Even when they’re smarter...

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Death of a Voyeur

Poem Collection   i. Voyeur Tongue in cheek white as snow melted, liquid stream running in silence, running and cunning cunningly running and knowing, tongue knows cheek knows boundaries, nose knows no boundaries, vision...

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Talk 4 – Smoke

Short Story I want to light a cigarette. I thought you quit. I did. Are you two fighting again. It’s not exactly fighting. I know, it’s grinding. Growth has slowed down and you do the...

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The Cube

Poem There is a cube on the floor made of all the metals you can think of strong standing still against the weather almost proud of a lifetime of battles won with stubbornness there...