What can YOU say in six sentences?
It seems like there's more around than there used to be. This makes the fifth person I've known personally, in just the past few years.
They say it's a case of Life gone rogue at the cellular level, unrestrained growth expanding without regard to function or boundary.
We were having breakfast at a cafe near the University of Washington when you got the call. I knew by your face the news was grim.
Only an entity oblivious to consequence would…Continue
In the world on the flipside of ours, children learn the colors of the spectrum according to their rainbows: blough, equatorine, vielot, horange, reade, appaltine, yhello.
Rainbows are not only visual phenomena in this world, but have an audible aspect as well, so that when their arching array burgeons in the post-stormy skies, a gentle cooing can be heard all across the landscape.
It is a yearning sound, full of the melancholy of one who is incomplete, only…Continue
You know what I think? Let me tell you what I think. Think about what I'm saying. They're afraid of me saying what it is that I think. You think you know what you're talking about? Let me think you what I tell.
RE: AmeriValue's Settlement with the U.S. Department of Justice:
AmeriValue Corporation, on behalf of its shareholders and subsidiaries, is pleased to announce that a landmark settlement agreement has been reached between the company and the United States government with regards to compensation for victims of the so-called "Red Thursday" incident that occurred late in 2012. It should be noted that while terms of the settlement explicitly state that AmeriValue admits no…Continue
Unsure at first if memories can even be said to have size, then sifting through the sediment of 43-plus years and finding some obsidian chunks and gold flakes alike:
--As a kid, scheduling a magic show for the neighborhood, carefully cutting out construction paper tickets, only to have one of the cool kids tear his up in front of me at the bus stop, saying, "No one's coming to your stupid fucking magic show."
--The way she got up in the middle of the night and…Continue
She's been waiting for someone like me, the strong sensitive type who sees the scared, vulnerable girl behind that capable veneer.
So it's a little insulting when she says, "You're a worse trap than the one I'm already in."
This is not how they said it would be. This is not how the story was handed down.
I reach for her arm as she's turning away, I stammer, "Why are you treating me like the villain, when all I want to do is save…Continue