Tag Archives: Love

Book Review: Stoner by John Williams

When I was a kid I use to walk through graveyards. I’d search for the oldest headstones and longest lived lying beneath them. I remember running charcoal across crumbled paper in order to decipher those too weathered and beaten to … Continue reading

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The Answers You Can Never Know

She crosses in front of him, some part of him compelled to follow. After several steps she stops, crouching down like an inquisitive child. She picks something up from the ground. She examines it, the flower blossoming in her hand as … Continue reading

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The Only Part of You He Had

Eight months. Eight months she’d been gone. Buried under a litany of nightmares and choked down tears. You spend enough time crying eventually you to hide it, let it out it bursts, little moments of weakness as the new status … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Animators by Kayla Rae Whitaker

  I don’t read contemporary literature anywhere near the time of their initial release. They are read ‘contemporarily’, yes, but usually years away from their initial release and, forgive me, often by people who don’t care, don’t need, my readership … Continue reading

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Caustic Little Fairytales

We grew up with them, we all did. These caustic little fairytales. The idea that life, love, and happiness were not only possible, but perfect. That every piece of misery was only a building block to something better. Like a … Continue reading

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Ruminations #4

In which I contemplate the future in the crystal orbs of my daughters eyes. 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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