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I think he viewed Communion as an act of hygiene that allowed him to go on being fiery and self-determined.

Opening

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There are many songs that occur at the moment of waking. The love of serenity and the beauty of life live with the fresh born day. The birds flit and chirp in the new green light and the warmth is tonic even to hard streets. But the…

Greatness Was Never Enough...

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no place to be

A Journal of the Plague Year: January 5, 2021: The politics of gesture

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mask refusal

Mr. Only

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He calls me Mr. Only. "He" is an older guy I know at the supermarket where I like to shop. He sometimes will dish me out half a pound of cole slaw or potato salad. I don't have an enormous appetite.

My Instagram Life

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I am wealthy wealthy wealthy look at me.

Art and Artifacts

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In the morning after a cup of black coffee, she decided she was hungry and opted for the leftover egg roll and dumplings from the previous night. She looks for the chopsticks sticking out with the rest of the utensils and picks up the last of the dumplings and places it…

jewels

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it is said to make your manliness last forever

Sisyphus takes the day off

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what-ta-hell, fuck this he snorts brushing the dust from his shoulders

decades since minutes with moments to

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the drive-ins now are dead and gone / where once we laught through splatter films: / our screens too small, our horrors do not fit— / no monumental screens are left, / no close-ups show us what we think we fear.

Code 33M at the White Front Store

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“Attention, Shoppers,” the loudspeaker announced. “Yes, it’s that time of the month and Moonlight Madness has officially begun.” The manager of toys came sprinting into the warehouse behind the store. He wa

No More Ideas

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And then, one fateful day, the world ran out of ideas. The last one was gone, floating away like a balloon full of the helium we had already squandered.

I Wanna Destroy You

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The TV

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The absence sits on the window sillIt looks like the tree growing in front of itlimbs long and crookedwretched clocktime passes like torn silkShe sits at the mirror looking past thingsHer TV blasts the newsconfront the questionCovid -19 The vaccinationTrump is…

Short Blonde, Long Red

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Natalie blushed the vodka with an almost pointless twist of the fruit juice as I fought in my inside jacket pocket for my wallet...

Likely Story

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Everybody's out to get me. They follow me in their cars, but never visit me at home. I won't find out they love me till I'm dead. If I had a time machine I would go back and rescue Emily Dickinson. These are just a few of the interestingfacts.…

The Magic Bullet - beginning # 2,348 - take 2.

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I'll be the first to admit that there's something wrong with me, something off-kilter, something in my brain that's a radical contradiction to the sum of my outward appearance.

Observed

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I sensed someone approaching. She was wearing a big hat and she was smoking a cigarette from a holder.'Can't smoke in here, Ma'm. Sorry, but....''Oh, could you please come outside for a moment?''Sorry can't leave my station, Ma'm..''Oh, but you can.'I looked around, but I…

Next Door

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We loved and respected each other... sharing joys and sorrows over the backyard fence.

Stableford

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Mike Summer's moustache was perfect. Hard bristle and so symmetrical it looked cut to the angles of a military imperative. He was pretty proud of it, thought the team of beaters, who watched him as he sat on the boot ledge of his sage green Mercedes 123 T, combing…