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Story #37 – Mean Time

Andy has memorized twenty-seven knots. He can easily show you the difference between a davy knot and a double turtle. He knows ten different hitch knots as well as various bends, slings, and splices. He started learning them when he … Continue reading

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Story #24 – Somewhere Close To Mine

When I was a young boy, my Mom and Dad sat me down in my bedroom and the room became very serious. You know a room has become serious because all the colors become muted, washed in gray. Sounds fall … Continue reading

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Story #22 – the spins

On his way up the escalator, Jim looked down over the handrail and vertigo immediately seized him. Below was an endless-seeming corkscrew of steps twisting down and away from wherever he was heading. A cool wind blew by nipping at … Continue reading

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Story #17 – The Next Perfect Word

The sun was setting on an early spring day and the cold was biting down hard. I was walking my dog in a small patch of grass in Brooklyn in the shadow of a smattering of glass and metal high-rise … Continue reading

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This is not our Country

This is not our Country. Where injustice is tolerated in exchange for creature comforts doled out by a heartless regime, a faceless machine rolling in circles carving a hole, digging a grave burying deeper the shrapnel of our dreams, Our … Continue reading

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Waste Management

I am the center of the drain, The bottom of the suck. The world passes through me and I collect the detritus: The unwanted Stems and rinds and egg shells, Clumps of hair and worry, paint chips, Broken glass and … Continue reading

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A Troubled Refrain

These red rocks rise out of an ocean of powdered sugar, Immense swells of earth frozen into a frothy storm of rock and clay, ice and snow, past and present. These petrified fortresses guard the secrets of Time; God’s quietest … Continue reading

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