Monthly Archives: June 2014

Penetration

The fog against my face is fleet and chill, inspiring me to processing inside my panoramic plans; my acts of will and attitude; a deviance; a tide as tubular and strong as lunacy creates. Now morning blares the fog to … Continue reading

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Lines

The view down Sacramento Street aligns today. The garbage cans like fences edge the boundary of yard and street. Designs of linearity are drawn with hedge and pepper tree, while arrowing ahead of me recede the blocks of old concrete: … Continue reading

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Extremities (Part 3 of 3)

Jane complained to her mother about her marriage. Martha counseled her to try to work it out with Alan. Jane began wearing better clothes and tried to be gracious. Alan didn’t notice but other men did. By the time Jane … Continue reading

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Extremities (Part 2 of 3)

There’s a picture of Jane and Charlie at ages eighteen and fifteen. It was taken on a family vacation and they are in swimsuits on a dock by a lake. Their father is a blurred shadow in the background, which … Continue reading

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Extremities (Part 1 of 3)

“Stinky feet! Stinky feet! Get your stinky feet away from me!” Martha heard it all the time. On the floor of her living room, from the back seat of the car, wherever her barefoot son and daughter were, so was … Continue reading

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Sensing

I closed my eyes this morning as I strolled, and sought to sense surroundings without sight. The air upon my chin was clean and cold. The chirps of birds were speckles on the white of 8 a.m., and humming undertones … Continue reading

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4D

The seconds mount to minutes grow to hours, and add to days and weeks and months and years. No creatures of this planet have the powers to alter time’s progression. Petty fears and grand ambitions neither speed our clocks nor … Continue reading

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