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The Older I Get, The Less I Know. Turning 25. Love. Dear Abby. A Fairytale, Brothers Grimm Style. A Little Sarcasm. Some Humor. A Reference to James Joyce. All In All, I Hope An Interesting Read. I Think That Sums It Up.

Caution: In a piece to make James Joyce proud, I’ve realized that the older I get, the less I know.  And because it’s 2:56AM and my head is killing me and I really need to go to bed right now, … Continue reading

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A Word

A Word She woke in the dark, as she did every night.  She reached for the phone on the shelf beside her bed, clicked the center circle, checked for his message.  And as every night for the last three weeks, … Continue reading

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Giving In

And it’s over, and I’m going under. But I’m not giving up; I’m just giving in.  :: Florence and the Machine :: …………………………………………………………….. Giving In Her heart ached. It twisted.  It beat too fast, felt too heavy. She couldn’t find the … Continue reading

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The Boy Who Had No Heart

The Boy Who Had No Heart He couldn’t stop thinking about her.  It had been seventeen days.  Not that he was counting.  But it had been seventeen days. He had kept himself busy the first two weeks—between work, school, those … Continue reading

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Momentum

Momentum She was impulsive, and impatient, and when something was broken, she wanted to fix it.  Immediately.  She couldn’t forget, she couldn’t ignore.  It sat in the back of her mind, overshadowing every other thought, and weighed on her heart … Continue reading

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Afflictions of a Romantic Heart II

Afflictions of a Romantic Heart II She snuck into the other room, taking her thoughts and questions with her.  He slept on the couch, unaware of her absence. She didn’t understand it.  She couldn’t fathom why she stayed when she … Continue reading

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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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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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First Love

*If the former were right, could a heart heal so completely to again love so naively?  And if it were the latter, if it had been some special connection, could she find that again?* First Love He pulled the truck … Continue reading

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What I Mean

Oh high school, how I don’t miss you. What I Mean 2005 I climb the stairs slowly. Snow, dragged in on my boots, leaves the steps slippery. Three…two… I reach the top. My backpack weighs down on my shoulders, only … Continue reading

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