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There goes my heart, again, running. Until it actually leaves, until I found it running through the woods, the past and future were everything and being between them is not the same as being present. That (the present, the gift) … Continue reading

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It’s Almost Nothing, Just This Moment

It’s almost nothing, this moment between us It’s the passing of our hands across the table It is the paying of bills, it is the proverbial kitchen table And us Discussing the future, in capital letters and, you know etc. … Continue reading

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Keep Looking

  Today I made a pile of rocks with my kiddo for an hour. It was a three inch square pile of little tiny rocks. Today I developed a photo of a partially focused tree. It was a forgettable moment … 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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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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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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Line Up

You might not know that doctors’ businesses in the US are going bankrupt. Mine did.  Not me personally, but the business. Medicine is a cog in the economy like everything else. Lots of cogs are blowing out. I have a … Continue reading

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Burnout

My patient had literally burned a hole in his tiny, new stomach with a combination of cigarettes and alcohol. I don’t have a moral position on this except that life is probably worth preserving until one can make an informed … Continue reading

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See Through You

Sunday morning is the right time for North Beach across the bridge from Corpus Christi. Sunday morning brings the truth to a place full of Saturday night fantastical absurdities fueled and created and sustained, desperately, by whatever the drug of … Continue reading

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