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Everything

a woman feels guilty when she kills a creature by mistake.

Everything in this world has a place except for me This flower cosy in its family of daffodils waving in unison under the pink blossoms of the cherry tree. reminds us it is Spring This worm undulating its tiny body has the purpose to aureate the grass. Ev...

The Four Seasons--Autumn

Hal recalls autumn, a season for judging the harvest

Chapter 3: Autumn If mine heart have been deceived by a woman, or if I have laid wait at my neighbor's door; Then let my wife grind unto another, and let others bow down upon her. Job 32:9-10 Cleveland—January 1965 Hal held up two fingers; the bartender s...

One in Six

Dealing with my darker demons.

One in sixEvery two minutes (not that I keep track)Counting out the time, alarm set on my cell phone to remind me thatFor one hundred and nineteen secondsI am safeThat I can breathe easy knowing that someone else took the bullet for me this timeGuilt and...

Forsaken

Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will always hurt me...

Oh Doamne, ce ai parasit tu ma? Oh Lord, why hast thou forsaken me? The gun slipped from my fingers, the digits slick with sweat and blood. The 'clack' it produced by striking the pavement reverberated in my ears, and a small noise escaped, unbidden from...