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Killing Me Softly

“When words fail, music speaks.”
– Hans Christian Andersen

Poetry

Arrival (an essay class assignment)

There is a green house in the back woods of Illinois a hairline off the Indiana border. It is down a hill on a road where cows still cross, off a dirt road that most people pass a time or two when they first start looking for it. 1,693 more words

Stories

Camouflage

Camouflage
The silent protector
Quietly gripping the shield
Forging ahead representing
Tattoos and colored hair
All of a cocktail blend
Shaken but not stirred
With the sting… 33 more words

“Analysis destroys wholes. Some things, magic things, are meant to stay whole. If you look at their pieces, they go away. ”

She stares in the mirror. 27 more words

voyeuristic appeal

someone found one of these

on the L train and told me

I don’t

REALLY

care, but it’s nice to connect

to the people outside the glass from time to time

Poem

fell asleep

a coworker told me today how

frustrating it was that he

brought a woman home and as soon as

they got to bed she fell asleep… 68 more words

Poem

hi dad

I’ve been thinking a lot lately

about what I say when write

and if it’s what I feel

or if it’s something I’ve concocted

as an elaborate… 14 more words

Poem