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✿ over there

there’s a blue light over there in heaven there’s little Stevie too in his red shorts i could have made them blue

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Melody For Atheists

You Richard Dawkinses of the world. I love you, but you think you can know God isn’t there. Even though your own colleagues one building over believe that curled within our conventional three, too tiny to see, there are eight … Continue reading

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recipe

Bobby got coffee. Jen bought lunch. Mindful of her tasks, Martha missed the accident that could have saved her life. Think of something you could have done. Now imagine you did it. The heroine took a pill. It was simple. … Continue reading

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A bug, yeah, but a lady? Uh,

A bug, yeah, but a lady? Uh, don’t let yourself get fooled by names. That’s a walking painted fingernail, a cartoon come to life. A trusting soul that won’t sit still, and yet won’t fly away. An asker for something. … Continue reading

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multiple metaphor

every morning i get up and surf—you saw it, just there, and now here i cut back but the wave is propelling me onward till here, i cut back, then race further along; call it slicing or falling, it’s messing … Continue reading

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goal

every act calculated towards an end is an act of futility. i’m sorry.   every act offered for the joy of acting, or failing that, for at least the chance to burn, to move, to feel something and not nothing—the … Continue reading

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Last night

Last night as I walked through the gate after work and then my walk, I saw the goats lying on the mini-trampoline, as is their new habit at night. This time, as I neared them, neither got up. I approached … Continue reading

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