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Carpet Talk

Oh the heavy feet that endless tread my threadbare weave, heavy hearts balanced on heavy feet, heavy thoughts filling hollow heads with...

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Hmm, So Wistful

for the motel days. for the barbecues and the merry-go-rounds picking the best ponies, not enough to go around. so under the sheets, we are...

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Shelter

This is my muted voice. This is a language of my own choosing. The kind that pulls me away from people and erects walls in the vacuum of...

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You Were No Accident

For all those who died before their time, and to their families. i. I don’t know you but as I rushed from the bus to the station there...

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Sister Connection

we speak every six months or so my sister who moved away from me or me from her over time husband’s interests pulling us from hope to...

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What Are You Waiting For?

What are you waiting for? You, yes you. The one sitting there pondering the universe, your life and its relationship to it all, but doing...

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47 Trips Around the Sun

One of the signs of passing youth is the birth of a sense of fellowship with other human beings as we take our place among them. -Virginia...

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If this Temporary Life

if this temporary life I call my own requires a realization that it could end at any moment if it means nothing more than a breaking of the...

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Wooden Boxes

He tells me that when he dies He wants to be buried To be still in his skin Remain as whole Remain as one. When he asks me if I want to be...

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Floral

I wrote these very words on your skin. I spoke them through the gaps of my teeth. I woke up one morning and smelt the roses and they told...

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Inner Selves

I want a life that is not chastised by the faces and forces of gloating, scheming, self-important, really unimportant, ignorant to bliss,...

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Just Do It

Leave, sweet spirit. Follow the light, wherever you go. Drink a glass of water, and don’t forget to kiss your parents, before you go....

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Airport at Night

The traveling souls around me act in unusual normality. It’s three in the morning in this quiet airport bar. Outside, the cold wind...

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I Gave Her the Fall

The passing of time is something I ponder about often. Concepts of time travel a favorite of the fantasy genre. Being able to travel...

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The Leaves, They Will Fall

The leaves are like birds, falling from the sky. They’ve lost their wings, they cannot fly. For those in the sky, their death is fair and...

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I Remember this Feeling

I was nine when they drove away from my foster home. First, my parents. Then, four years later, my grandparents. Finally, it was me in the...

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Turn the Page

Where do you go when your heart is aching Where do you speak to free yourself of loving the one who didn’t stand beside you loving the...

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10 Ways to Live Your Life to the Fullest

I was at a funeral the other day of a dear friend’s daughter and child. After many tears, the clergy stood to read us the eulogy. He told...

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Life + Art

Life + Art When you have a burning desire to change the course of any art form expressed the simple fundamental aspects of life become so...

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Don’t Sell Your House. Do Whatever it Takes But DO NOT Sell YOUR HOUSE!

I grew up in Manhattan. That is New York City. Not Brooklyn. Not the Bronx. Not Queens. Not any other borough. Just Manhattan. THE CITY. A...

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20 Life Lessons from Your Best Buddy

Most of these little pearls of wisdom come from my wild and sordid youth. I will be updating as I recall more. If even one person is saved...

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Sexual Extortion on the Internet: Blackshades

It’s one of the biggest threats that no one thinks they are vulnerable to until it happens to them: online exploitation. Nasty people are...

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