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  • Poetry > Free Verse
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    I can say "te quiero" with the same unattatchment with which I can say good night to a cashier at a desolate convenience store or sorry to a stranger who I bumped in the street. My throat can spit out those two words as easily and as quickly as a tennis ball machine launching green sp...
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    You are not really sure when you stopped noticing the sound of the wind outside, the engine's roar from beneath you. But it must have been sometime between the moment when the seatbelt sign went on and the point when it went off again. It's been a couple minutes since the electroni...
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    I have blown myself away with the very breath with which I blew out the candles on my birthday cakes. At 1, I was a subway map. The lines tracing their routes tangled around each other, the colors intertwined in my brain like shoelaces I hadn’t learn to tie. At 2 I became a fountain...
  • Fiction > Realistic Fiction
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    These eyes. My eyes. Mine. The way they connect to my brain and these images mean more than textures. The way I blink and how I don’t just feel my eyelashes tapping my skin, but I can see the way day turns to night and back to day again in a matter of seconds. The people around me and the wa...
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    He lumbered the tree as if the splinters of wood were thorns burnt out from literary roses ripped out of bible preachings. He saw the tears spilling out of the roots and he heard the cries of flowers reaching out to him and his ax, praying. He wore a beard and a mustache and a coat that ...
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    We only had 1 hour, but we managed with that. To have 1 hour of happiness a day was enough. Any happiness at all was enough for me. As soon as the 60 minutes begin, we set the table right in the center, behind the wall so no one will see us, or most importantly so no one will interrupt us. Then, we ...
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    If I ever have a baby I'll paint his room the color of napkins. I will find the paint that carries the tones of mistakes, of spilling water on the kitchen counter and cleaning it with thousands of those paper squares. I will find the paint that bounces off the light of bake sales and us...
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    When he brushed his teeth he noticed the broken leaves on his toothbrush and the grass that had begun to grow in the sink. And he gradually became aware of the flowers that sprouted from his tongue like a warm summer day was trapped between his teeth. That night when he kissed his wife,...
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