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"Stupid Me"

So I have a dog, actually I have two. I prefer to train them with positive reinforcement which pretty much means that I give them treats and loving praise whenever they do something right and gentle correction when they do something wrong. 1,697 more words

Excerpt from "Dear Jay"

“I’m a poet,” she said, palms flat,

“I don’t speak well off the cuff.”

Are you as disappointed in me

As I was in that woman? 36 more words


Day 30 :Time Not To Faint...

Jas.5:13 (KJV) Is any among you afflicted? let him pray.

Is any man afflicted, oppressed, or in agony?

Then it’s not time to faint or lose heart. 233 more words

Each Day Online


I’ve been hoping for something to inspire me to start back on my novel. It’s been a couple of months and the urge is just not there. 148 more words

American Excuses

The whimsical webzine McSweeney’s made a splash yesterday for its piece on job discrimination. Homa Motjabai, in a dialogue I hope was fictional, wrote a series of paradoxes entitled, … 276 more words



(Another old draft from 1997)

You handed me the apple
Which I was quick to take.
My mistake – I suppose.
From all the fruit around me,

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Vasant looked at his face in the mirror. He had a bald head, with a few hairs which had turned into grey.  He thought “Oh my ill fate,  is it possible for me to get married in this life as I have grown old. 1,089 more words

Short Stories