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Youth’s Futile Avoidance

On the counter was ceremoniously thumped the open green bottle. A light fog drifted from the neck. We took it in fashion, throwing our heads back in a flourishing indulgence of the familiar elixir as if it contained the essence … Continue reading

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On a Lithium Kiss

He walked to the door, his wife following behind him. He turned and they kissed. He knew it would be the last one they would have. He looked back at her again while walking to the car. She smiled and … Continue reading

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Dubious Nirvana

I went back and did it again this time trying to remember for the record – we, traveling near the big construction machines with the boy, my friend egging on the salesman and …. It is dangerous enough being a … Continue reading

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Nascent Discoveries

From the sidewalk I looked in through the store window before noticing the open inviting door. A modest wooden sign above identified it as Nascent Discoveries. “This must be new.” I thought, and went in to check it out. It … Continue reading

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Shades of Something Wicked

Dream April 22, 2012 My friends, M and her husband J, and I were inside the large warehouse re-purposed as an indoor market place, now lined with individual commercial stands. Not an uncommon change of function in our post industrial … Continue reading

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