Stories tagged fruit

Banana Bread

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Moore Street, Saturday

Fruits of Passion

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Lifting a pear wedge to my lips, I hesitate and dip it into my bourbon instead. I notice a tiny sphere of liquid, suspended, glistening with the flame of the candle. The sweet, subtle scent tantalizes my senses. Careless, sticky fingers bring movement.…

634 Orchards, fruits & forestry

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The juice that stays on my neck when you tip me back, catching me in an alleyway, holding me upright as the oranges tumble and strike the backs of my knees. You cup your strong-smelling, sticky-soft fingers around my ear and say let's blow this city.

Breadfruit

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... we both know how we go to fresh air like fish, gasping.

Fruit and Vegetable

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I walk into the fruit and vegetable market and she sees me right away. I've been trying to avoid her and have been successful for more than three weeks. The break-up was not a good one. I still have a scar over my left eye where the glass ashtray hit me.

Gorging on a Diet of Words

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After years of unsustainable binge spending and a global economic semi-meltdown, most people have had to cut back on their expenses. Many folks are struggling to make do in this new and bewildering economy and we are all learning to live on our means, rather than beyond…

varietals (apple)

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Apples. As if you need more details.

You Can Remain Anonymous

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a poem about an abduction in my NYC neighborhood

Killzone Excerpt: The Island (Day 128)

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He went to sleep that night with one thought. He said it aloud, to make sure the island heard as well. Cuddled into his tarp and weeds, he whispered, "When you need me, I'll be ready."

See You Later, Alligator

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Nothing feels more like summer than a watermelon war.

Today's Going fast

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screw everything, youth is plinko

Rupees

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Days like this I operate this city on muscle memory.

Falling Horse, Stack of Demons

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No one has ever hurt a woman who is swinging a hammer and singing.

Peaches

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Imagine the color when you close your eyes and stare at the sun. Then, crush it into a tiny ball, the size of your fist.