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Kind When Cruel

When you tell me I did a good job and it’s not my first time doing that kind of a thing then what you’re telling me is that all the other jobs I have ever done were unremarkable – literally, … Continue reading

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Truck ‘n’ Monkey Show

I just discovered that “Takin’ It Easy,” The Eagles song that’s also the Jackson Browne song is, in reality, “Take It Easy,” and it is blowing my fucking mind. I have known that song (“Rolling down the road, tryin’ to … Continue reading

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Quittin’ Time

When you said the job we had scheduled next week was to be cancelled, I was disappointed, of course, but far more, I was relieved because I was unprepared. I had not done the necessary research so did not know … Continue reading

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The Wasting of a Youth

I am reminded again and again of how so many of the things I loved when I was young are detestable now. The comedies I adored then are, in retrospect, cruel and abusive. The romances now seem incredibly sexist. The … Continue reading

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Ever Closer

There will come a day when I will be more than half your age. That day is today and I now finally old enough to have lived on this world for fifty percent of the time you have. Soon you … Continue reading

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The Days End

The dumpster outside is hourly filling with the former property of my former neighbor who for years lived in the apartment above me until she stopped. Now strangers are clearing the remains of her belongings and placing them in the … Continue reading

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Semi-Circle of Reduncedancey

You have to make some changes. You have to clean house. You have to get rid of that dirty cracked thing. The mirror displeases you and why should it not? All it ever presents is small and afraid and pathetic. … Continue reading

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Two Path

Two paths lay before you. One is wretched and ugly and hair-pinned and hard – but you knew that before you even began. Probably you know every word of this without it being said but rituals are what they are … Continue reading

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wilddogmulebone

I’ve been trying flying down these alleys for what must be years trying to find the light at the end of the tunnel but so far I’ve seen only hazards and brake lights and no no resolution. I have come … Continue reading

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Wallace

I have letters Wallace left here over thirty years ago that were written by some ladies that I doubt I’ll ever know. The years pass by like distance, and the dust upon them grows but I cannot I give them … Continue reading

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