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Prose for 3/6/2015

Here’s a scene from a story I’m working on. For a short description of the novel, read the post here.

When Hud got back to his room at the Hotel La Fonda, it was past two, four in New York. 369 more words

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Burglarized: The Sign Says So

The house is about three blocks from mine. When I first saw the sign, I did a double take. Why? Is the homeowner being conscientious, alerting his neighbors? 108 more words

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A Well Woman Visit or My Annual Physical Humiliation

Today, I went for my annual physical humiliation examination. My health insurance company calls it a Well Woman Visit. No wonder. Men aren’t tough enough for it. 366 more words

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The Mother of All Jobs: Don't Be Basic

The word, basic, doesn’t mean what it used to. I realized this when I took my fifteen-year-old shopping for a new backpack.

“That’s so basic white girl, Mom.”

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Stay Up Late

As I write this, I can barely keep my eyes open. It’s 9:11 a.m. I’m on the couch in my pajamas with a blanket wound around my legs. 276 more words

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