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The Burglar

A brain tumour is a bit like a burglar: it invades your personal space, rummages around in your possessions and leaves you with an anxious feeling every time there’s a strange noise in the night. 1,631 more words

Brain Surgery

Fly Squatter

I had to pause it and rewind it just to make sure. But yes, the TV weather presenter, standing outside on a hot Australian summer morning, really did say that she needed a “fly squatter”.


Wendy Opened Up the Window to Her Heart, and Peter Came in, Uninvited

God DAMN it, it’s another, Breaking & Entering in this fairytale neighborhood of ours!

Wendy opened up the window to her heart, and Peter came in, uninvited, and, you know what’s WORSE?   160 more words

Cost Of Living

The Squatter.

There are some folk who do not view the world with normal lens.

Who scorn to follow shallow law or loll in cozy dens.

We call them squatters, vagabonds, or maybe roustabouts. 97 more words


Soon Buried

Soon buried breezes

In a squatter’s house of skin –

Beggar’s breaths


This poem was written for Carpe Diem #607, Road Side Beggar (a haiku by Nana Fredua-Agyeman), another great prompt hosted by Chèvrefeuille at Carpe Diem Haiku Kai. 12 more words


Reporter confronts squatter who refuses to leave woman's home

A video showing reporter Charlie LeDuff talking with a transgender squatter in Detroit has gone viral, racking up over 700,000 views since being uploaded to YouTube on Wednesday… 284 more words