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Ripples

I am at my neighborhood picnic on the river. I watch passing boats and observe the silky ribbons of wake they leave become wider and longer and more expansive as they reach and effortlessly lap the river bank , which … Continue reading

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The Center

There is a certain way the light is changed from summer. Lower. The sky is clear and blue and crisp. The air cooler, absent humidity, the nights chilly. All the windows and doors are open. The tape begins. As I … Continue reading

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The Only Rule of Survival

It is a more difficult day today. I find myself in a crazy mind game contemplating different rules of survival, trying to come up with a rule book to stay accountable to myself. Certainly one must survive if deemed a … Continue reading

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Surrender

He asks, boldly, when no one has dared, what did it feel like? This virtual stranger calls out my experience, wants to know if it was painful, but does not fully understand his question evokes an emotional layer that has … Continue reading

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The Lost Journal

As I begin to write in my journal again, something I have not done for months, I mistakenly open a forgotten journal, restored from my old computer. In it is email correspondence between he and I that last summer. Discussing … Continue reading

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