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Happy equinox: Another season come round again at last

A few nights ago, in the midst of a boisterous crowd around a fire, a friend of mine kept stopping me midsentence: “Wait, wait, hold on, just a second,” he’d say, holding up his hands out palms forward, fingers to the sky.

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New levels of open

This piece was read at the Erotic Literary Salon on September 16, 2014.

New levels of open
September 16, 2014

 Backstory: In April of last year I came out… 653 more words


“*Ako si Edsa”

I may not be born on that very moment but the legacy still lives in me. I was told by one of my best friend back in my high school years that I was a pessimist, a negative thinker. 375 more words


Haunted Mountain

Al is a man who measures twice and cuts once. A retired NASA engineer, his life has been a model of methodical. He carefully coached each of his kids through a reasonably priced education, offered them rent at a fair price to live at home after college, and sent them off into the world of marriage with a tidy little nest egg for a house. 374 more words


On the Pity of Grunt

Video game music has evolved over the years, though it has come to seem less important now than before. The sounds of the video game have grown louder, more complex. 699 more words


Linked Today, 4th Monday of September (2014)

Self decided to add a few new bookmarks, one of which is the home page of Red Hen Press.

Another add is Curbside Splendor E-zine… 118 more words


A Certain Slant of Light: Emily Dickinson

Emily Dickinson

Emily Dickinson was born the middle child in a prominent Amherst, Massachusetts family on December 10th 1830 and passed away on May 15, 1886. 641 more words