Scars Remain

Bruised. Beat up. Each day we hurt; each day we heal some way: physically, spiritually, superficially in most cases. We exist with pain we cannot forget, nor will we get past. It moves with us through phantom limbs. What is, what it was, or what will never be. No matter how we squirm, meditate, medicate […]

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How It Felt

Enchanting distractions conjured up in adolescent fantasy or tremendously tedious math classes, albeit fascination. Initial attraction. Opposite sex.       You begin to notice.       Long ago.       Remember? We run through images at night, even a month ago. recalling wet dreams, Ninth Grade goddess, slight overbite, and a couch in the basement, after a junior-high school […]

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As It Is Written

Eye-catching immediacy, pamphlet affixed to a bus shelter wall; below twilight drunks piss on the sidewalk with all the other animals in the cold dust and recycled sentiment of this city.      Where Are You      Going To Spend      Eternity? Weekly sermon tacked up by an anonymous preacher. Or disciple. Reality, rhetoric, cut-and-paste spirituality […]

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