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Deja Vu

Short Story Kevin had been in a coma for almost 20 years. The doctors told his family that he probably wouldn’t ever recover, but they decided to keep him on life support, just in...

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My First ‘Code Blue’

Short Story   ‘Code.’ I never knew his name, but for all I know, my face may have been the last he ever saw. The angst of his wife was obvious outside the room;...

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First Stitches

Haibun I run in the day care center’s playground. Somewhere past the slide, the jungle gym and some swings, I slip and fall. My left hand thumps hard against the ground. I stand up....

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Coming Home

Haibun I empty Mom’s closet. She pulls herself out of bed and into her wheelchair. Frankie plays Minecraft Pocket Edition on my iPhone. Mom pages the nurse’s station twice before Miria arrives with her...

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Alone In The Morning

Haibun Sensations. The gurgle of the coffee maker. The hum of the refrigerator. The banging of the pipes as the heat turns on. My reflection off the storm door. The grainy patterns of manufactured...

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A Different Perspective

Haibun   Cotton ball clouds reflect off the paneled windows of Mountainside Hospital— like a view of the sky through the eyes of a fly. shade on a hot June day leaves flutter  ...