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Pieces from the Novel #2: A Hole in Creation

I face the edge looking out, hues of purple and blue gliding across the earth below. I feel them moving. Tribes, towns, and cities of phosphorescent billions crisscrossing like apathetic phantoms. Continue reading

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Book Review: Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro

This is a dystopia that has refused the name. A place where haunter and haunted pass in the street, eyes locked to asphalt, refusing to recognize one another. There is no escape, no grand revolution to see things coolly on … Continue reading

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Book Review: Last and First Men by Olaf Stapledon

I read Stapledon’s Star Maker several years ago and I was unimpressed. This is the equivalent of walking to up the outside of the Sistine Chapel and saying, “Okay?” Stapledon is put on something of a pedestal within the literary … Continue reading

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The Art of Asking

I pull into a gas station, the kind half run down, half inner city pit stop. A thin-haired man, mid-fifties, in a tan and oil stained working jacket locks eyes with me before I can even get the car in … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Man Who Fell to Earth by Walter Tevis

I don’t really have a roadmap when it comes to the books I read, it comes largely down to availability and perhaps more honestly, whimsy. The Man Who Fell to Earth is one of the wonderful gems that such a … Continue reading

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I love you

I love you. I’m not entirely certain who you are, but rest assured at this moment my love is as real and thriving as anything I’ve ever felt. Sure it may be linked to the liquor coursing through my veins, … Continue reading

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Cosmic Tao

You will survive. Same as blood. Same as kind. You are a master of nothing. But you are bound by only what you convince yourself is your lot. Kill to kill. Love to love. But do it because you mean … Continue reading

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