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The Man

On May 3rd I read this essay on the stage at the Manship Theater in Baton Rouge as part of the cast of Listen To Your Mother 2015… 541 more words

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Lists

I could feel it vibrating, so I did a quick peek to make sure it wasn’t one of the kids. Seeing my friends’ names on a group text, I pushed the phone back in my purse until the movie was over. 489 more words

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Naming Time

I still have a calendar on my refrigerator. The old-fashioned paper kind, with columns and rows delineating days and weeks. I faithfully fill in the details of my life to keep things on track. 604 more words

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This time last week I found myself in the midst of an existential crisis. The kind where you cry and drum up all the reasons why your life is terrible.

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Having Good Cancer

I studied the painting on the wall of the cold exam room. A jazz musician playing a shiny saxophone. I’d seen it before, but never gave it much attention. 601 more words

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Hello, my name is...

He stepped into my kitchen and extended his hand. I smiled and greeted him. While shaking his hand I glanced around the room.

My son was surrounded by his friends. 405 more words

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The Inbox

I pulled the box down from the shelf carefully, not wanting to spill its contents. Although not fragile, the things inside still regarded as some of my most cherished possessions. 345 more words

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