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homeless

i don’t get how everything i’ve built could be so fragile. just when you think your foundation’s set, an earthquake comes and shakes it. next a huge rainstorm. then a forest fire. or a tsunami. each disaster shakes the very … Continue reading

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The Bear

We were hiking across the Yukon on what was only a five-day trip. When I got lost and separated from the group, it was already day three. While searching for them I heard things splashing in the river – it … Continue reading

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The Last Petal

She loves me. She loves me not. Pulling the petals of a flower, looking for an answer. As if killing something beautiful is going to find the solution to my problem. She loves. She loves me not. I keep pulling … Continue reading

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Adrift

I am adrift at sea, each wave weakens my already weak raft. Every gust of wind feels like it may be my last. I am running out of water. Land is still not in sight. I am out of water. … Continue reading

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Able

Knife in the back Can’t breath. Fall to my knees crying out Can’t move. Cold, Lifeless, Motionless. Motionless, like the sea on a calm day or┬áthe calm before a storm. Something is coming, but not even I knows when. Only … Continue reading

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Zipped Up

Trapped. Caged like an animal. Can’t speak out for fear of punishment. Must speak out for fear of death. How do you live when you can do nothing? Either way you are unhappy. Words stuck behind the glass Like finger … Continue reading

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Nine One One

It was just a regular sunday night until it wasn’t. I was sitting at home with a friend enjoying some pizza after playing Madden 13 when all of a sudden my sister bursts in the door yelling. I was sitting … Continue reading

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