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The Dance

She begins her hourly dance. It takes her ten steps until she can fully straighten her legs. She over-balances forward and threatens to fall into his arms. 2,143 more words


I strut down the alley on a summer’s day
With the wind in my hair
I see her sitting by the window
An unmistakable sparkle in her stare… 128 more words


what did you do today

what did you do today

well I
got abused
by my mother

and you
what did you do

I hospitalised
my father

she did it… 148 more words

A Poem A Day In February 2017

A brief thought on Borges, Nabokov and growing up

From when I was about 14, I read a massive amount of Jorge Luis Borges. I was a little older when I began to read Vladimir Nabokov, and  I became an enthusiast to the point of visiting the… 126 more words

Jorge Luis Borges


He grasped his belly smoothing his hands over his chest hair and belly button. His stomach protruded outward, he had a pregnant woman’s physique. The full length mirror gave him the whole view not just of the hotel room behind him with its tan walls, cream colored sheets and wide window, but of the parts of him which sagged and folded. 265 more words

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Hello In There - by John Prine

One of my favorite John Prine songs with excellent photo collage.


Straight, No Chaser: Do Medications Work Differently in Older People?

The elderly are living longer and more productively. Part of being able to do so is by maintaining an understanding of how your actions  affect you. 457 more words

Sterling Medical Advice