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Low cloud cover, but it’s cool, not an affront, like if it was happening in blue sky territory, in California, silvery, billowy, Chinese…Blog Two Days in Portland 2 Favorites
This morning at 0832 hours Greenwich Mean Time (sod this Co-ordinated Universal Time shit) I went out onto my back lawn…Blog The Female of the Species 2 Favorites Getting Your Just Desserts - A Pangram 6S.
Jack finds the vapid one-sided colloquy taxing and wishes there was a snooze button to his date’s mouth.
Quaffing another shot of bourbon allows him to survive the exacting task of appearing…
My partner bought a beautiful, decorative---are there any other kind, really---fish tank and loaded it with all the amenities: mini pagoda,…Blog The Curious Case of the Suicidal Fish 8 Favorites How Gabby Meets Black Betty, Part 1 of 3
Gabby was raped twice before she turned sixteen.
The first time was when she was ten and her fourteen year old cousin, Carlito, was babysitting while her parents were visiting…Blog How Gabby Meets Black Betty, Part 1 of 3 6 Favorites Hell Girl
When your hatred is deep enough, wanting vengeance for yourself or someone you care for, you can find Hell Correspondence, adapted over the…Blog Hell Girl 2 Favorites
My game is Canasta, a tarted-up Rummy game with an incredible scoring procedure that was developed in Venezuela and became popular in the States in the 1950’s and 60’s, and people who are still…Blog I Play Cards 2 Favorites Brass Nuts
A used car salesman at Fraser's Rip 'Em And Clip 'Em needs only one thing, brass nuts, and Joey Barnes' weighed around ten pounds apiece.
One day this middle-aged couple, John Q and Martha,…Blog Brass Nuts 1 Favorite Rough Draft photo Rough Draft 1 Favorite Despair on a Snowy Morning
It is such a fragile thing.
The butterfly tastes with her feet.
The bat has sex in the fall, but doesn't get pregnant until the spring so her body must have a thin membrane that…Blog Despair on a Snowy Morning 3 Favorites Jennifer
He was as tall as me when he stood up straight, which he rarely did, only when he was told.
He had long blonde hair that fell in golden waves all the way down his back and he would often…Blog Jennifer 8 Favorites
The last thing Mr. MacNamara thought he’d find upon entering his bar that cold Monday morning would be his bartender, Elroy, asleep on the bar. He took pity (just as he had the first day the…Blog Elroy Needs A Roommate 3 Favorites Reduced to Silence
I’ve lost everything because of her allure… career, respect, and family. Maybe if I hadn’t married so young I could have resisted and both would have loved and respected me even more.
Now,…Blog Reduced to Silence 1 Favorite How long must I wait?
Out with the old (and broken) and in with the new! A bright, shinning new laptop awaits my words. As a copy of Word Perfect x4 downloads, I await…Blog How long must I wait? 1 Favorite
The way I remember it, it was a warm winter, though it might have been colder. I think we were wearing…
Another night, Marie’s visiting images include a man and a woman in a small boat, seated and facing one another; her dress has a small print, and is blue, and is too light for the weather, so she…Blog With the Headphones on Again, Marie 1 Favorite
James Salter started a chapter with two sentences, "Life is about weather. Life is about meals," so she took those two sentences to the porch in the evening, folded her legs up to her chest and…Blog Evening Meditation 1 Favorite Budging the sluggard... Blog Budging the sluggard... 1 Favorite Her Smile Etched In Dew
It's funny how mud that churned through the town seems now to bubble at night as the moon remains full behind endless, translucent clouds.
Daytime, meanwhile, has erased all the paint from…Blog Her Smile Etched In Dew 1 Favorite Bevel Up
He hears what he hears, and most often it stings, but not long enough or strong enough to stop him from inserting the point of…Blog Bevel Up 4 Favorites