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I Am Not a Sailor

Short Story   I want to be a sailor. They get to see the world and meet new people. They ride in big boats and have friends everywhere. Sailors get respect. And aren’t laughed...

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Esperanto

Short Story “…te amo como se aman ciertas cosas oscuras, secretamente, entre la sombra y el alma.” Pablo Neruda Part I: Silencio Chapter 1 As you emerge from sleep, nothing is yet. Atoms hastily...

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Faith Amidst Doubt?

Haibun Simon said in reply, “Master, we have worked hard all night and have caught nothing, but at your command I will lower the nets.” Luke 5:5, New American Bible   How did you...

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Of Storms

Inspiring Poem   To know that the thatches will hold To know that the storm will break To know of a forecast beyond today I say to you this: These books are my life...

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Monster

Poem   Even if I’d set out to intentionally create a source of pain, I couldn’t have done better. Because it never really leaves, it only lessens, Becomes distracted by a leg cramp here,...

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Weekend-feeling Weekday

Weekend-feeling Weekday Sharon Van Etten’s Taking Chances croons in my earbuds. Late afternoon heat breaks, and a pale-blue sky remains at sunset. Some cardinal flies from branch to branch, as the hoot of an...

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Remains of the Day

when you look back at a dark hour and ask yourself what have you accomplished today what do you say? rivers, mountains, suns reflections in the water sea of echoes… is that it? no,...

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The Hope Collector

I am the collector of thrown away hopes. Lost and forgotten, blown in the wind, strewn in the street. I pick them up, brush them off and give them someone, someone who believes in...