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  • Nonfiction > Memoir
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    I have always been awkward. There is something about me, which I still can't pin down, that seems resolutely incongruous with the rest of the world. It doesn't make sense; on close examination, there seems to be nothing wrong. I have a strong intellect, a good moral compass. I'm not bad looking. But...
  • Poetry > Free Verse
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    I wanted to feel anonymous. So I walked to a horizon line and climbed the clouds to the atmosphere. I climbed the thin air to the stars, and the stars to a stairwell where I sat in silence. My eyes were dry because the space around me was a void. Air didn't matter. The stairs led u...
  • Poetry > Free Verse
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    Reaper reaper take your seed, the grass if overgrown. The house has long since fallen, there is a dead ox behind the plow. The sky is filled with drought and storm the wolves all howl and bay, to see this red and bloody 'morn break slowly into day....
  • Poetry > Free Verse
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    Here and there are pieces of my mind. They resemble sea glass and could easily be mistaken for a shard of a wine bottle broken in a lovers' spat and swallowed whole by the brine decades ago. I have a fear, that someday there will be a field trip to my mind, and bright sunburned childr...
  • Fiction > All Fiction
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    Six days before Its dark. The only light comes from a greasy white bulb, hanging naked over a typewriter. A man in his early thirties is sitting hunched over working on a file. He sighs and sits up, runs his hands through his hair. He is very pale. He has been working for hours. He stands up,...
  • Poetry > Free Verse
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    Here in the dark There is nothing But our souls. We stand Hundreds Upon thousands Upon millions At the ultimate Judgment Day. We never expected that a day like this Would come From anyone Other Than god. But here we stand, Fingers intertwined Waiting for the decision That cou...
  • Poetry > Free Verse
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    You were going to be perfect. I know you would have…if things had turned out differently. I would have held you for the first time Wispy hair like milkweed strands Bright beetle eyes Tiny searching hands. I would have dressed you In candy colored dresses In caramel brown Mary Janes In pr...
  • Poetry > Free Verse
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    It started out small undefined an amoeba a cell a minute tiny minuscule spark. Then I noticed that the left corner of your mouth turns down when you smile that your eyes are witch hazel with mint flecks. That your crooked teeth are softly white and glow in the darkness. What had starte...
  • Hot Topics > Health
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    Don't make me anonymous because I have a name. My name is Sarah and I have depression and OCD and an anxiety disorder with psychotic features. There are hundreds of people who are ill just like I am. Some people, mainly people who have a lot of ­resources but don't want to share or have ...
  • Poetry > Free Verse
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    Sometimes I want to rip my skin down the middle and step out of my body. Step out of my body and into something new. I hate the heaviness of my limbs the imperfect stomach the blocky thighs. I hate the half grown out hair the eyes the color of mud the cheekbones that sink my eyes, and...
  • Poetry > Free Verse
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    It's like a different map, where instead of yellow being lemon-flavored it tastes like fresh cherries instead. it's a different road, the longest path between two points, a curved well-painted path that's all worn away at the edges There's no point wishing for a map the same as ever...
  • Poetry > Free Verse
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    He launched into a tangent about god and as the divine words flowed from his lips people gathered around him with cupped hands hoping to catch them as they fell....
  • Poetry > Free Verse
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    Took a penny from his pocket Spent it on a foreign War Left it in a wagon rut And sewed its seams Where it had torn Old cockeyed Tommy Held the thread Jessie Alba stitched it And he who held the penny Was the he Who had to fix it....

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