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2×2: A fiction

Her father named her Nola. As unlikely as it was, he was a jazz fan, hence the name. It was Saturday afternoon. Guatemala City was warm. Hawkers thinly disguised as street performers were in front of most stores near the … Continue reading

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Justice

To start, read this story and click on every link: Welcome back. I took this picture months ago while walking around Guatemala City. I did not know what it meant. Exactly three days ago, I looked up “Justice for Genocide” … Continue reading

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Crack

I joined a writing group for a while. I should be in several of these. I like to write and I am not terrible at it. I like words and I know what lots of them mean and I can … Continue reading

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Light on Thorns

I haven’t been writing. I haven’t been checking in with myself. I haven’t been drinking in the life my body is moving through. I have been raising my son. I have been loving my wife. I have been doing my … Continue reading

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This Climb Does Not End

If I had a Sunday morning off while I was a surgery resident, it felt like Christmas and my birthday every time. They did not come often. I worked over 100 hours/week and was on call either every third or … Continue reading

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24 Minutes Plus Six For Commercials

I don’t wonder so much now how I grew up thinking that life was going to be for me as it was for Steve McGarret (played by Jack Lord, actually born John Joseph Patrick Ryan–that’s three cool names) on Hawaii … Continue reading

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Child of the Sun

I have four words for my son for his learning. These are springboards. They (you know, “them”) will teach him how to read and add/subtract in those rooms. After that (before that really, as in right now), this, these: Passion … Continue reading

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Untitled 88

Just the photo. After my last post, I think it best to leave the words out…I say this even though I know that it will be hard for you not to go back and read it.  It’s bad.  Just owning … Continue reading

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Pyramidamid

I would love to say that you start with a blank. But it’s me. I start with a blank. Then I have eggs and toast and coffee on the road and then I end up somewhere with my cube shaped … Continue reading

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Blue Window

This blue window opens, flutters an invite: Wind wanders through here

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