Some time in the year 1959, Ryan A. Louis discovered what would come to be his most treasured companion, stalwart ally, and favourite word in the English language: free market. 795 more words
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When I stepped outside today, you were there You were humming some staccato rhythm over the world and embracing everything you could reach (including me) It had only been a month or two but one could be forgiven for thinking it was years, the way you cried through the whole thing put water in my eyes as well You seemed to want to catch up But I was all business to the point where we just sort of talked at each other. 230 more words
Being weak never much concerned her.
That is not to say it never bothered her. She had memories of high school muscleheads teasing her endlessly. Nice enough when away from the gym floor, but physical activity triggered some kind of cro-magnon pack instinct for which she spared no fondness. 340 more words
For a long time I thought to myself, “The me of the future is really going to hate the me of the past. He’s the one who’s going to get the business end of all these unhealthy but comfortable habits I’m enforcing right now.” Naturally, stopping never really occurred to me. 236 more words
It was a simple plant. Darnell liked that. It didn’t try to overburden anyone with frilly petals or exotic fragrances. Even the geometry of the leaves demanded nothing of the viewer. 1,320 more words
Blink 13 times Hop 3 times Run up to ten meters (but honestly probably less) You can throw catch You can stumble and fall get caught You can yell stop making sounds hear sound being made You can lose everything You can get it all back You can understand that none of it was ever really yours Remember Forget Get caught in between Find perfection or save it just before it breaks You can realise exactly what you need to do to say the right thing to save the world to put them in their place long after you could have done any of it You can pump 133 millilitres of blood In a second a second passes