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Night Swimming

Ophelia by Sir John Everett Millais On a whim, I decide to go swimming. At 9 pm. Actually, it wasn’t really decision on a whim. I wanted something to keep my mind off a cigarette. The burn I have in my lungs … Continue reading

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Night Fishing II, with Meditations on Jung

There I was, back for more. It was dark again, anticipation vibrating on the air. But this time, I would not be pray to the landscape’s snares. Knowing my truck was no match for its careless clout, I deferred to … Continue reading

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Writer’s Lot

Do you ever just get the urge to start cursing and/or ranting and raving, while waving around a drink in one hand and a smoke in the other? I do. The trouble is, I act on it. Potential hazards of … Continue reading

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Parallelism and Other Matters of the Mind

Had a dream about a little boy. I was looking out a window. It was snowing, so when I saw the blood shooting out of this boy’s chest, the color contrast itself was the most startling. Once outside, I pulled … Continue reading

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Roadtrip

The addiction I can’t quite shake leaves me chewing nicotine gum, right before popping a smoke at the place where I stop because my butt’s numb. It’s burning my throat though as the sun is burning my bare shoulders–why do … Continue reading

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