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Where The Truth Is

When I lie, it is automatic. I don’t think about it–although it is coming straight from my brain. My mouth opens and out it comes and I then have the chore of living with it, embellishing it (you thought the … Continue reading

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The Sky Ran Through Me

The sky ran through me: It did and I didn’t even know it. It did and it felt like the first orgasm I remember and it was that, in sky form. It did and I wouldn’t make this up, you … Continue reading

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Church

There was a preacher in my Southern Baptist Church who, on occasion, would mention a church-goer who had not given enough money. He called me several years ago, at the request of a concerned citizen who thought I left the … Continue reading

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Can’t Make This Up

I am only telling you what I saw. Don’t ask me. I don’t know nothing. Couldn’t tell you…had nothing to do with it. This is exactly what happened: You have no idea what it’s been like here, Besides I just … Continue reading

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No Beginning and No Ending

I am going to try to relate this to you in a way that does not sound contrived. It’s impossible. It is contrived. Contrived means that it was obviously planned. This, what I am telling you about, was, and yet … Continue reading

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Smoke and Mirrors

What I think I know is smoke Mirrors are a luxury.

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Watercolors in the Rain

I wish for my life to be lived with a soundtrack that you would know like Spanish Bombs by the Clash, or like “water colors in the rain” by Al Stewart and the excruciating unending perfection of that line and … Continue reading

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See Through You

I trust people I should not trust. Not always, and not as much as I did earlier in my life and not nearly as often and not for as long, but I still do it. Something in me believes that … Continue reading

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Spring in Chicago: Robert

I had finally gotten to Chicago and the light was failing and I sat down for a minute. Robert sat beside me and it was a bustling bar. He was watching Baylor play in the final four. Their uniforms were … Continue reading

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Bear Two Ways, Two

Last night we went and floated in tanks of water that had 850 pounds of salt dissolved in them. The water, the air in the tank and apparently my skin were all at 95 degrees F. It was black dark, … Continue reading

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