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data entry

i have been bereft. bereft of ideas. i hope it’s an in-between phase. in between phases. but the in betweenness sometimes seems like all i know. rarely is something what it seems than what it is. but a friend, who I only met … Continue reading

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a mystery

i’ve been thinking a lot about the snow for well over a minute now.  a lot has happened during this minute. so many many things. i’m not quite sure why. 2 people walked through the door of this cafe in … Continue reading

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signals

so now i’m at a caribou coffee. i’m having one of those light-sensitive headaches i get periodically. but i have no headache potions with me. it’s so tempting to ask the woman at the table on my right who is … Continue reading

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the inconceivable

i love this time of night… the moments that occur between 10:54 and 10:55pm. i seem to come alive then. something transformative happens. my eyes open. i remember how to breathe. all of the lingering doubts and regrets and fears … Continue reading

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2

i apologize for not having written to you in days, but it feels like forever. if writing years are akin to dog years, then it’s been quite a long time. i’ve missed you. i hope you don’t mind my saying … Continue reading

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where you are not

gosh, you should have seen me. in the pool you would have been astounded. i swam and i swam and i swam for almost an hour, rarely crashing into anything. but you weren’t there. and i felt your absence. the … Continue reading

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out and about

maybe my big problem isn’t that i’m running out of things to write about. i’m just running out of places where i can write. even places where i can write that i am running out of things to write about. … Continue reading

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atrophy

i am perpetually amazed, stunned if you want to know the truth, at how atrophied my powers of mindful wishful thinking have become. i’m trying everything. chanting. praying. lighting incense. fasting for a week. visualizing.  gazing at the sky. laying … Continue reading

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things to develop

a difficult day at work again. I am too weary to write about it. I must develop a more care-free attitude, a nonchalance, a thicker skin.  but i am too weary to develop that tonight.

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Charade

i feel terrible. all of my plans hinged on riding the elevator down from the 21st floor of my apartment building to my car in time to get to the theater before it was too late. but it came to … Continue reading

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the problem

the problem with many of the sentences i write is that they are made out of words, often misspelled, but more often mis-used. i am not writing them as much as i am typing them. my typing is improving as … Continue reading

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lather

some people celebrate surviving their first week at a new job, binging on various forms of stimulants. my version was to binge on yogurt, 2 different kinds of yogurt within 20 minutes. i am all lathered up on yogurt (and … Continue reading

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the wrong words

the world has been in places where i have not been, of late. everyone around me is singing songs i have never heard of, in unison. i don’t know how they memorize all of those words. and then they tell … Continue reading

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parking

i half heartily write these words because it’s that time of the night where a Lunesta has kicked in and the first effect you really notice is forgetting not only how to spell, but how to type. typing on this … Continue reading

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red leaves

i have put off writing, put it off beyond the nether reaches of the day. a day i will most remember for making a moment to speak to you, dear imaginary reader, and to express my gratitude in the hopes … Continue reading

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