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Report: Human error caused Iowa towboat to sink

LECLAIRE, Iowa (AP) — A federal agency says crew members were likely at fault in the sinking of a towboat in the Mississippi River near LeClaire in November. 105 more words


Dagger or Noose

I’m not sure what hurts worse
The dagger or the noose
A blade, gently sinking deeper
Or a rope, gradually getting tighter
I can’t move… 88 more words

Until Struggling was Futile

The allure of silence
Was an anchor in secret
Drawing me ever closer
To the depths of many before

It was a tremendous weight
Laying claim to my weary figure… 40 more words


Dancing Raisins

Today we were supposed to go to the park but the littlest superhero refused to nap and when he finally did, it was too hot to go outside.   411 more words



So, you know those days when you just drift, and you really have no idea where you’re going…and sometimes those days turn into weeks, which turn into months, which turn into years… Well, for a short period I managed to escape the imminent doom of not knowing, unfortunately I’m now back in the deep pit of despair of no destination, no ambition…just plain out floating, drifting, nothingness. 413 more words


"But I Will Always Love You"

Often wondering why happiness eludes us, we look outwards, to people and places that are so distant from us they hardly matter.
Never do we look beside us, at the people of the same blood or same shell. 34 more words

Quicksand - Original Poem

Your love is like quicksand
Slowly I sink into you
Deeper and deeper
As I take my final breath above these organic grains, I pray… 145 more words