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Sólido Entre Nosotros

’S official, I’m in recovery. Just canceled “Scheduled” under “Saved.” No more Nicolle, no more Chris and Chris, no more Rachel, no more---this, for…


“The Origin of You,” “Where I Live,” “Ringtails Are Not Solitary in Spring,” and Other Poems

The Origin of You From nebulae, stars are born each day, vast pools of matter coalescing in eddies, swirling themselves into existence from the…


Juice

There is a fed on my screen. Every day, I see him spewing his screeds. Down here in the basement, I try to escape the “real” world. I bitch, my…


Intro to Hell

Having shrugged it loose so long ago---having lived in peace and plenitude forever, having eaten manna in the morning and sipped ambrosia in the…


Endless September

The light on the screen flickers imperceptibly fast, a refresh rate of 60 hertz. Which means a refresh rate of… Click, clack, click, clack. .016666…


“Internet Outlaw,” “Can’t Write Poetry,” “The Mortals Are My Playthings,” and “Wild West”

Internet Outlaw Robin Hood of the internet Whose name strikes fear Into the hearts of the secret-keepers--- The wind whispers, “Julian Assange” And…


They Must, Part 1

The effervescent waves of distress lurked among the pines, eerily clinging to their needles like a brisk morning's dew. The cool autumn breeze…


Punchline

She had lovely blue pupils; her irises expanded at important times; she had a cat whose name was also Emma with rare golden fur which was the color…


The Story of the Youth Who Went Forth to Learn What Gender Was…and Courage

A certain man married a woman who eventually became pregnant and gave birth to a boy. While the father was delighted to have a son, the woman was…


“The Pursuit of Higher Education,” “No Number,” “The Covenant,” and “The Dead Old Poets Society”

The Pursuit of Higher Education He wrote well Not in great volumes But well, and worth reading Didn’t sell much, to places that paid Didn’t place a…