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Anniversary Aggravation

dispassionately

she observes

the uptick in hypervigilance

she startles these days

significantly more often

than her norm

jumping out of her skin

without provocation

approach with silent footfalls… 123 more words

Poetry

Rush




Little brown sparrow,

the song rushing from your beak

startles a cricket.

5-7-5

Startles

My startles are as hefty
as a thick bowl of stew
with all the fixings
i don’t just scare
i jump out of my skin… 36 more words

Poetry

Standards (Part VIII – Trainer Standards)

In the firearms training industry, butthurt is a common condition. There’s quite a bit of it going around right now. The current crop of butthurt, as usual, revolves around equipment, technique, class organization, and philosophy. 1,078 more words

Firearms

Huntress of Destiny [part 17]

~*Day two*~

Hera

We’re further along then I thought we would be, I put away my bed roll and we keep walking, the snow is melting slowly but the fact that it is melting at all is nice, the wind is warm and some birds are starting to sing, though the songs are lonely and left without response. 584 more words

Fiction

BE A STAR

Be a star.
And startle.
Be dependable.
Be who you are,
your very heart
unrendable.

Poetry