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One old and one new

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served as it is/ among these friends. The frayed filaments/ tickle my chin and irritate my nostrils,

Frank & Frank

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Ok, so I know this guy, he's a friend of mine. A good friend, even though I think he's left too big a tip on the bar more than once. His name is Frank.

Moscow Mitch by Henry Gibson

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Moscow Mitch is Putin's bitch, Rubles makin' him rich, Time to ditch his hitch. Hear? --the end --


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We sat on the back porch of my house drinking Teacher’s whiskey. Fred gripped my arm. “You remember that story about my friend from high school whose dad mistook him for a deer and shot him in the heart with a Remington? Well, it isn’t true.

Alex Kraft and the Otherworld: Prologue through Chapter 5

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Prologue Late at night, an old man named Drevin Philpott stands on the deck of a cruise ship, looking out at the sea. The man is hunched and very small. His arms and legs are thin and he's got a bowling ball for a gut. He's standing on a chair so he can…

Meaning Intended(Hand-Print on a Cave Wall)

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There's only one time. But the mastery of itmay take several lifetimes. We don't have that or indeed very much time. Knowledge of the it of it all will have to turn into wisdom on its own free jump. The golden key, fleece or skeleton, is where you turned…

Ring Toss

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Cloud 9, Really?

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I wonder, just a thought Who even dreamt to Teach a pig Latin? And why a starfish Mirrors the stars We do not know There’s a whole lot To wonder about Like, I don’t know How about Cloud 9? I want to know what happened On Cloud

Future People

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It’s hard for me to think further into the future, to imagine what might remain of us, distant by thousands of years, not knowing the magnitude of petrochemical company lying about the half-lives of plastics.

The Magic Bullet

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One bullet changed the world. Hard to believe, but there it is. I'm going to tell you how and why, but I don't know where to start… not yet. How about a quotation to kick this off, something…