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July 24th, 2010 · Written by · No Comments

A life lived on the bleeding edge
Fragmented phantasms of failed attempts
At breaking out
At playing the escape artist

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The End of Unhappiness and Tears

September 20th, 2009 · Written by · No Comments

the end of the soulless
the end of the corporate
end of the bureaucratic time bomb death by waking every day to do it again
the end of lawsuit threats
of accusations

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Of Beggars and Kings

A Day Trip to Agra

April 22nd, 2008 · Written by · 1 Comment


I remember getting out of the van, seeing the Red Fort over there, across that muddy moat with the little trickle of muddy water meandering in the muddy streambed. The Red Fort looked like some sandcastle that thousands of little sunbathers, sometime, way back in the long dream of this timeless land, had dug out of the river basin, with thousands of little sand shovels and sand pails. And time and the sun had hardened it, compacted it, made it dense and strong.

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So long ago. No time at all.

January 21st, 2008 · Written by · 6 Comments

Snowy Tree

Esau held onto the guardrail. Leaned out into empty space. The frozen lake beneath him. How far down?
The ice made his fingers slip. He leaned out further.
How far?
Far enough. […]

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Monkey Don’t

December 9th, 2007 · Written by · 1 Comment

The quadrennial quandary,
choosing between
the lesser of two lechers
as they bisect bilateral boundaries,
splitting atoms and Adams,
exporting Middle America
in the making of little Americas. […]

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