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Throwback Thursday: Joyce Carol Oates

Issue 22, 1994

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Excerpt from “Fever” by Joyce Carol Oates

Skinny Americano, hair like broom sage, impurities in the blood. 133 more words

Catch & Release

'58 and '98 Made Me Drink

The only way that I could
pump out words tonight was
put a couple slugs in my
liver.

See, sat down sober and
stared at sheet till… 111 more words

Poetry

Marathon Monday's Not So Fun Events

Marathon Monday made two years in a row going into Children’s Hospital Boston ER and for the first time ever, I went back into the ER again the next day as well. 464 more words

Days +27 and +28: Better safe than sorry

I suppose all good things must come to an end – or at least a pause, in the case of my most recent wonderful time at home. 553 more words

Treatment

Keeping a Natural Home Medicine Cabinet

We tend to rely heavily on our doctors or the local drugstore to provide the items in our medicine cabinet. Of course there’s nothing wrong with taking medicine prescribed by your doctor or with taking the occasional over the counter medication. 996 more words

I turn 17 tomorrow?

Do you know what’s the worst thing about having your birthday on Election Day? It’s the fact that everything, and I mean everything, is shut till 5pm. 132 more words

A doctor's dilemma.

As I´m lying in bed in the middle of the day, I can’t help my mind from wandering. It seems I am sick for the first time since I was put in a respirator. 595 more words