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As a youngster, I watched as my father was electrocuted while stringing Christmas tree lights. I remember his body flopping on the carpet like a gaffed tuna before coming to rest near my little feet. 2,880 more words

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The Maestro in the Baggy, Red Sweater by David Henson

As I walk from the metro station to work one Monday morning, I see a guy at the curb, watching the traffic and sweeping his arms as if conducting an orchestra. 930 more words

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The Vanishing of M. Renoir by R.L.M. Cooper

The last time I saw M. Renoir, he was sitting beneath an umbrella at a sidewalk cafe in Paris, leisurely drinking coffee and glancing through a newspaper. 2,093 more words

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Week 145 - Lady Problems, Too Much Information And Shane's Floater

Well here we are at week 145. Doesn’t time fly when you are reading this pish! Maybe not!! 884 more words

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Philosophy in Action

What does a philosophy professor do? Teach classes, yes. Advise students, of course. Research, certainly. But what about discussing ethics with medical professionals at another university? 94 more words

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One Wish by Frederick K Foote

I’m in the club. In the home of smoke, dope, short, short skirts and low-cut, nipple revealing tops, iron-hard six packs, bulging biceps, desperate dealings, shitty, shady pick-up lines and nine-millimeter lethal put-downs. 1,220 more words

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Hungry Ghost

I found the ghost sitting on the arm
rest of my sofa, pale and silent, not
grey and hoary like Marley’s ghost,
weighed down with chains, or wailing… 273 more words

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