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Three That Some Adults Do (2014)

1. Work.
2. Play.
3. Throw tantrums.
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To counter their dismay-
In a temporary childlike way.

Poetry

Creative dismay

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I would also have accepted ‘depression’ and ‘despair’, but dismay with its roots in the Latin exmagare “divest of power or ability” seems so much more fitting. 811 more words

Writing

In search of a refuge for solace:

MyDiary

Solace is a mirage –it deludes no sooner than it is visible and disappears into vacuum. Nature, it is said, is the last refuge to secure some peace but that too is nothing beyond a… 84 more words

Life

Razing Idols

“We raise up idols specifically so that we can tear them down when they inevitably fail us.” ~Theodicus

When I was young it was all about the father figures. 453 more words

Commentary

A Lament

Seas trembled and writhed in dismay,
The flames shed a single tear.
Rock withered and sky staggered,
The murk dissolved, stale but clear.

Splotches of red stained the whispering snow, 64 more words

Fiction

Con Disgusto y Desgracia/In Disgust and Disgrace

Since I was a kid, my mother has always described me as inquieta. For the gringos, this term roughly translates to a state of restlessness, or not being able to sit still. 1,803 more words

Consternation

I have worked for the last 5 years as a caregiver for adults with special needs. I love my job. It is extremely challenging some days but I know it makes a huge difference in my clients lives. 1,958 more words