Tagged: life

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The Perfectly Imperfect Life

Non-Fiction Everyone wants perfection. Humanity thrives on the mere idea of reaching a stage of ‘perfection.’ The definition of perfection varies from person to person. Vast, like the universe. But at every stage of...

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Passing

Short Story I don’t see you a lot anymore. Well, I see you, but you always have those sunglasses on that make you look like everyone else. We only say a few words to...

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Watch Your Step

Poem Wandering in the morning light Change is happening left and right Will change take me by surprise? Or will it pass me by? Sweep me away But don’t kill my history Give me...

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Yardwork

Haibun Fresh-cut grass soaks in the sun. Already sweaty and sore, I crank the starter rope of the chainsaw — the same one that leaked chain oil in the carrying case. After a prayer...

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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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The Lot Lizard King

Short Story   The highway glistened with every fat rain drop as the fading sun beamed a bright orange into the cars rearview mirror. Jerry Wells’s vision was as blurry as the passing pines...

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Memorial

Haibun Mandy — dressed in black — welcomes a line of guests. They fill the Suffern Library Meeting room to capacity. Her boys, in their dark suits, sit next to her weary mother on...

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The Move

Poem   The cardboard flats bend outward, angling Stacked toward ceiling, one upon another Past lives suddenly sorted into kitchen, bathroom, bedroom Like a personality test gone awry, traits of myself Boiled down to...