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Steps into Life

Admit that you’re human, that life can feel like it’s too much.I’m just a regular guy. Sometimes I don’t feel like being around people. Realize that others struggle, too, and might be able to help.You seem to understand where I’m … Continue reading

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My Space

There are a few good reasons, at leastnot to take my laptop to bed.But when I’m lounging on the reclinerwatching youtube or reading fark,sometimes I just feel like getting under the covers. Much like my earliest experiences with cable television,I … Continue reading

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Born Again

I was sitting at home when the call came; I had the afternoon off and the house to myself. I anticipated telling a telemarketer to get lost. Instead I heard a shaky voice on the other end, barely more than … Continue reading

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Affective

I drive along the interstate to my hometown and passthe houses that werethe houses of my friendsand enemies. I order food from the place where I used to work; the kids who work there now just don’t do the same … Continue reading

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Discovering the Night

There must have been some kind of noise,a semi truck downshiftingas it speeds down an overpass on the nearby interstate,which sounds exactly the way a train in outer space would soundto a young boy on earth, who watches it streak … Continue reading

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Cool of a Summer Evening

Nights like this one repeat themselves; maybe it’s a Midwest thing, I don’t know.When it’s been humid and stifling for days on end,it’s sometimes interrupted by the cool of a summer evening. They remind me of nights before falling asleep,ten … Continue reading

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A Cat Experiences a Thunderstorm, but Not for the First Time

We were cuddled up in bed togetherjust moments before I turned out the bedside lamp. When lightning lit the room again shortly after, you had already disappeared from my side; I hadn’t felt your departure, could not feel your absence. … Continue reading

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