Monthly Archives: June 2019

The Treachery of Unspecified Cancers (#fiction)

Is it cancer or control? Continue reading

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Adorable Elderly Man Plays Guitar (#poem)

Stop infantalizing old people. Continue reading

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Don’t Advertise Your Man (#fiction)

Be careful what you say about your husband. Someone might take the wrong kind of interest. Continue reading

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Standard Disclaimer (#poem)

Even if it sounds like you, it really isn’t about you. Continue reading

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Love and Factitious Fascinations (#fiction)

What do you do when a dying friend invests in your business? Continue reading

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Superposition of Marital States of Bliss and Misfortune (#poem)

There’s always that stage Where you’re both in And you’re out, you know? You never thought you’d Be caught in the trap of “I owe it to the children.” You didn’t think you’d Ever cringe just because you heard the … Continue reading

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Upon the Threat of Thought Experiments (#poem)

A philosopher of mind, It doesn’t matter who, But it was Daniel Dennett, Made a point of describing Disembodied consciousness, Or dissociation, To prove that animals might React physically to pain Without being conscious of it. He illustrated this with … Continue reading

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On an Emergent Awareness of Impending Death (#fiction #prose #essay)

V Sometimes life just smacks you in the face. You’re just minding your own business and out of nowhere comes a big punch to the gut, or, yeah, a slap to the face or whatever. This mostly happens when you’re … Continue reading

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The Avian Approach To Salvation (#poem)

Writers often wax poetic over birds Soaring, gliding, touching the sun, Portending trouble, and eating their weight daily. I’m more interested, though, In the birds that appear to suddenly fall From the sky without plan or purpose. On a few … Continue reading

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The Sad Solipsism of Suicide by Cop (#fiction #prose)

When good kids go bad. Continue reading

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