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Riding Waves

Poem One lives with a weakened soul Wearing the armor of a coated past Fighting to change the unchanged Directions to choice are blasting a cask. Strange sights forging this war Canvassing the lands...

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Coasting – Part One

Short Story   Milly: “I gotta take the bus home.” Von: “Okay.” Milly: “So I need two-fifty.” Von: “Where’s your bus pass?” Milly: “I don’t have it.” Von: “I know, but where is it?”...

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The Marching Band

Short Story Today is Fat Tuesday. It is the day that marks the holiday, Mardi Gras, which is a traditional Southern Catholic holiday that I still don’t fully understand. It is a big enough...

haibun poem 2

Piercing Suns

Haibun The sun shines through a dusty screen and a fingerprint-smudged window. The dining room brightens as sunlight reflects off crystal candle holders and bleaches the American Drew dining room table. Years earlier, another...

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Paris, MI

Short Story   I bought a record that was made in Paris. I place it in the player, put the needle on, and let it play. A soft piano begins, and the singer begins...

poems about life plans 0

Time

Poem   Time dancing on your head, you cannot be everywhere you think you can. Scanning through schedules, checking every man. Disappointment will persist, inevitable lack of a plan. Plan what you may, plan...

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Life Lesson

Poem   All I learned from life is you never know what’s about to follow, what’s true and real, when it’s gonna rain, when the time will stop, if your smile will last or...