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the jungle is coming

Dreams and visions.

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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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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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Twenty6

Twenty6 A to Z. All of them. The letters in my words drift away, unmoored, torn away, taken down, by a rip current. I have twenty6 to work in to something to say, but they, like me, are em ty. … Continue reading

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This Truck Is Moving

Someone will be president in two days. It will be B.H.O. I will bet anyone reading this $100. Bet soon. Pretty soon it will be too late. It might matter who is president. It might also be an outside issue, … Continue reading

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Sun sets on the real world

Not sure if I have ever needed anything enough to know if I hoped for it for real. Something in me resists hope. Part of it is my personality–I can be, I am, fine with this little bit, less even, … Continue reading

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