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Three More Micros

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Three micros

Scent of danger

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Sitting in the SUV awaiting the trooper behind us I felt a warning tingle.

Still Life with Dragonfruit and Absinthe Glass

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Still Life with Dragon Fruit and Absinthe Glass ‚ Allgegenwart ist Einsamkeit. ‘. — Johannes Jakob Hrodebertsohn …And bright inside this space, though outside lightfall? The spillaging of streetlamps does not cross the…

Your Depression On Replay

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I offer you a peanut butter sandwich full of unconditional love and you say I'm being controlling, so I let you eat cake, eat cake.


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The only thing I have left of my maternal grandfather is a small hand-held mirror made of ivory.It sits in the upstairs bedroom dresser drawer …


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“An ordinary person going into space. Imagine what it must feel like to be a pioneer of this kind,” Mrs. Trenchway said over the loudspeaker as we settled into homeroom. Mrs. Candiss pointed to the picture of the…

any sixtieth century

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carrion is no longer hauled away:/if the road killed it, it must be the road’s . . .

Dante 7

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We stopped to ask directions but there were none. The air was thick with souls which could not stop.

"Red Beret" Excerpt

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I crossed the river Styx. I had two coins for my eyes. When I arrived on the other side I saw Johnny Depp, Neil Young and Jim Morrison.

At Last — My Dream Come True!

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Some fiftysomething woman with a small dog in her arms was waiting for him, backstage. Security hadn't succeeded in restraining her. Strange.

Another Crumb of Freedom

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I think I know these pigeons They were once beggars From another life Once I myself was stuck like them I was never Without the thought of food Or sex, or sipping soda pop Off the sidewalk And flying meant next to nothing But then

X Marks the Spot

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I was an only child....

Morning Thoughts (1)

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Leaves fall on the lawn

Music Boxes

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Mom would dig through one of her music boxes to pick out Saturday morning's cleaning jams. Tattered, battered Payless shoeboxes with lids ripped to shit, filled to capacity with piles of cassettes; greatest hits albums, mostly, or Time Life compilations of mid-to-late…


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The universe is churn-

Lucky Strike

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...when they entered eager lungs hungry from deep and sweaty love

Untitled (disappear)

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You slid out of me, ectoplasm, and I let you.

Night of The Lepus

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I've decided I'm here to be absurd.


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A woman with fallen breasts is attempting to hang her laundry on a string. Two tall men mount horses and ride them into the meadow. A squad of children wrap themselves around a playground.

Arcana Magi Zero + Pure - c.15

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The Series Finale of 'Arcana Magi Zero' and 'Arcana Magi Pure'

Water, Not Fire

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I'll still want the blinds open and the lights on, to see the papier-mache of our flesh fighting death away to the century mark, even if you only want to live until a ripe eighty-two.

Once the Excrement Encounters the Oscillating Rotary Air Circulator

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The film canister—with Camembert's thumb in it—was positively gouging her thighs now. When would they give up for the day and leave?


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She came from a small town in Illinois where most of the residents were under house arrest, having misplaced their sliver of luck.

The Lizard King

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Jim Morrison moved ever so slightly in the cold of his grave

Before I Die

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Where did the time go?

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It feels like only a month ago I thought about calling you.Feels like a week ago started an email to send you and didn't.A few days ago that I nearly sent a text.It is almost a year since you killed yourself.Where did the time go?

The Birth of Intuition

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My wife’s got dangerously good Peripheral vision She can see things so far to the side That I’m almost certain she can see things behind her And I’m sure she can see things that happened yesterday But the thing that scares me the most She

Trailer for yet another Bogart flick... Rev2

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Last chance for gas between here and hell.

Homonyms Explicated

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right/rite: Your touch smooth as impulse/ Swaying my mind

Falling Rocks in Equal Doses

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Not sure I remember what's important, but I remember you. That's the whole problem I think. You're a drain where all my words end up ending up. All of them get lost inside you. Eventually. And I'm left with nothing to say. Because all my words are gone…