Monthly Archives: March 2012

Once Was Love

She sat in the uptown apartment, head in her hands.  The dark leather of the couch was cold against her bare legs, and goosebumps rose on her arms in the air-conditioned room.  It was too cold; it was always too … Continue reading

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The Magician

Author’s Note: Completely different.  Kind of fun. The Magician A cool evening breeze rolled in off the ocean, rustling the leaves of the few surviving trees and lifting the ash from the charred remains of what once was a beautiful … Continue reading

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This Was The End

This Was The End 1914 It was a strange feeling—to look upon a loved one and watch as he slowly and painfully slipped away. A hopeless, empty, tight feeling. A feeling she would hate to remember but could never forget. … Continue reading

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Catch

Bzzz. Her phone vibrated on the table. She put it on the couch. Bzzz. She turned on the television. Bzzz. She turned it up. Bzzz. She opened her iTunes.  Then, a memory: Why do you want to listen to the … Continue reading

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A Moment

A Moment The moment I saw her, the moment my eyes lit upon her face—the familiar slant of her eyes, the turn of her nose, the pout in her lips—I knew her, could picture every inch of her, feel her … Continue reading

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Stories

January, 2002 She woke, as if still in a dream, to screaming, terrible screaming.  Bright yellow light poured from beneath her door.  The wailing continued, growing closer. The door suddenly burst open, flooding the room with light and blinding her.  … Continue reading

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Make That 7:09

If I was 17, I could find it in between the cushions of somebody’s couch. I could find it, I could find it. If I was 17, I could find it in a dream, a dime a dozen kind of … Continue reading

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Cut, and Cut Again

Cut, and Cut Again The basement was cold. Loud.  Lit by the fluorescent lights that highlighted her pink cheeks and drunk eyes.  She hadn’t wanted to come, hadn’t planned to stay.  She had told him she’d be back in an … Continue reading

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