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False Dicotomies

All he can do is stare at the small, chubby-fingered hand in the gray-brown fur.  Its coarseness feels otherworldly, but the sensation …

Dark Horses

“You’re happier.  Is there someone you want to tell me about?” I paused while chopping garlic, but didn’t look up.  “No one, …

Stories like armor

I wear my story like an armor.  I use it so that you can never hurt me with what I already reveal …

Sternen Klare Nacht

I remember nights like this.  I remember them on a level I don’t discuss with people.  The cold.  The still air that …

Welcome, faithless.

This was never about hope. You think so little of me that you cast such fetid light upon my intentions.  They are …

Exchanges

There is this idea I have of myself and then there is the reality.  As I’ve gotten older, the gap between the …

The things you are afraid to do

Several years ago I had a climbing accident.  I was scaling a rather simple cliff in Colorado, my partner failed to secure …