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Wednesday, 3:03 pm

The cat. The sidewalk. The heat. The smoke. The laugh. The window. The thought. The car. The tree. The cloud. The sky. The dream.

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The Artist and Ganymede

There was an old artist with his cat named Ganymede. They sat before a window high in a tower. Below was the market, above was the sky, and a circus on rooftops where all animals could fly. In the morning … Continue reading

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The Girl From Far Away

Was it dreams or prayers that brought her? Magic filled October skies The train arrived with The girl from far away. Flesh and bone and spirit melded Youth with its ecstatic flame And talks I’d have with The girl from … Continue reading

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Six-Word Stories

Narrative magazine currently has submissions open for six-word stories. This short form has interested me for some time–a beautiful intersection of poetry and flash fiction, trying to encapsulate so much emotion, action, and experience in a brief moment. Below are … Continue reading

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From the Iris

I lie dormant for so long waiting for the arc of light to usher my emergence. Now I can stand blossoming, earthly herald awakened.

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50-Word Story

My hold on this fragile life is slipping. All that I had hoped would come to pass is merely blinding white and lacking all warmth and compassion. I am falling, yet all is silent as existence soars above me, capped … Continue reading

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The Girl at the End of the Pew

The Sunday was hot and humid, and I was young. I sat in the back of an old church with friends listening to the distant sermon, enthralled by the girl at the end of the pew who rocked back and … Continue reading

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