Monthly Archives: June 2016

Complications

The day is shit. It’s the type of day you wake up in the morning, praying, to whatever the hell deity you worship, that it will never come. We should all be so lucky. I own a small store downtown. … Continue reading

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Ache

Signals fire. Pain. Pain. Ache. Pain. The head compensates offering solutions, not out of truth but out of desperation. I shuffle in my seat, waiting for the night’s high to take me. It keeps its distance. A mocking, smirking distance … Continue reading

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The Mystery of Friendship a.k.a. Something I found from my high school folder

— Get out. Brad Pitcher stood from his leather chair, his fingering pointing past the door. — Is this how you greet your best friend? Chris Kirkman asked, slowly drawing closer. His eyes were bloodshot, his voice frail. — Get … Continue reading

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Dream #3

Tears fall, wiped by stubby young fingers, misery guided by the jubilant dance of beads and feather. Bodies cleansed and given by jagged rock to faith and fear. Time binding and stretching in doomed struggle against divining force. Weeping met … Continue reading

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Dream #2

Chattel dressed as men bathe in sweat, death, and whatever fluid the body can spare. The hull bleeds out men and timber like a septic wound, letting in the burn of fresh ocean water. Drums beat as half-whole oar-man groan … Continue reading

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Dream #1

Coarseness grips my limbs, roping hands to feet. The musk of sweaty sulfur burns my sinuses, bringing clarity to the face of calm unhurried justice. Pain heard but not felt by the desperate choking screams as my shoulders fold back … Continue reading

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Final Exodus

So this is another thing I found in the high school folder of my umpteen-backuped writing folder. The difference between this one and the one before is that this one is something that was rewritten nearly a decade later and … Continue reading

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