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1984 was more than just orwell

1984 was more than just orwell richard brautigan shot himself in 1984, during the rising tide of the commodore 64, lost within a wood walled world...
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Flower Guy

Twenty years ago I persevered through one of my favorite rituals, the annual Valentine’s Day masculinity panic. As of 2:50 PM on that fabled...
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Refuge

Wednesday afternoon doodle
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Friday

Part 44
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Jar of Lights

Holding my jar of lights Closeted rays of hope Thaw those enduring walls of grey And frigid bleak indifference One by one I gathered Over time, in...
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Two Halves of Heart

Two halves of a heart; Yin to the Yang. My plenty to your fire-blighted desert. The shadow, and the light it takes to cast it. Your blue to my orange...
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Hero In Addict (Chapter 12)

I awoke this morning to the same gut yearning, churning agony that has infected itself upon me every other morning for as long as I can remember...
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Sally part 2 .... Have you read part one posted earlier

The plate dropped from Molly Blacks nerveless fingers, while her heart turned to ice at the sound of the steam whistle. It was the sound of the tin...
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Camp Echo - Chapter 4

Chapter Four - On Namah Shivaya second edition Max and Jules were sitting in the back of Aeriol's Citroen Dyane heading into town. He'd switched on...
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Oscars

Last night was that ultimate celebration of cheekbones, collaboration and luck that we call the Oscars. Everybody's favorite movies met at the top...
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Moon View Mountain Road

I once read a book of warnings. I can’t remember what it was called, but it suggested cautions that should lead to a more leveled life, so I called...
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Who Do You Think You Are

Part 13 - Flash fiction - 500 words - Image from Pinterest
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Story of the week

The Aquarium. Part 1. I’m Confessin’

On a cold Spring day in 1931 Francis Sheldon Snr. stood on the station platform in an extraordinarily tall top hat and a pair of squeaky shoes,...
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Powerhousing II

Part one is just called "Powerhousing": it comes before this one. I'm sure you'll find it if it's that important to you. image created by mar_d @ pixabay.com CC2.0 A
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Ellie and Her Cohorts (haibun)

Ellie came for a sleepover. It was her turn, so she told us. Still a committed carnivore... Mrs Treaclechops defrosted a pack of thick-cut bacon and...

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