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When I hurt my foot a few months ago, I did what I usually do. Waited for it to go away. Silly me. I'm not…

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I trudged up Fifth Avenue to Irving Street. The cool San Francisco fog brushed against my face as I plopped the extra Sunday papers down…

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David Whyte says we all enter this world reluctantly. Where is this? What is this? This is not what I ordered! As our primal scream…

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Violet light peeked through the darkness. The birds were already awake but the streets were quiet. Some of us took the bus, which always arrived…

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After leaving the paved roads, we found ourselves at the top of a rise, looking over an expanse of farmland, probably taro fields. We were…

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I get high from the fragrance of a store that sells paper. Shelves full of notebooks, blank journals lined and unlined, stacks of cards, and…

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First he gave me his heart. We were so young really barely 16. I first saw him in my drawing class. I used to doodle…

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Padraig O'Tuama says that alliteration is beautiful because it lets the sound of syllables know that they need never be alone. They can have a…

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The things that are true about my sister: She was quiet and timid growing up. I was gregarious and outgoing. She is better at coloring…

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I : waiting for a tornado this morning. I ate an apple yesterday. Red, smooth. There was a tiny part of it that was a…

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You have only to wait and the same end comes for all of us. Not to sound in too morbid a frame of mind, (although…

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The day you broke up with me we had cake – a towering Mont Blanc of chestnut cream– and the famous hot chocolate at Cafe…

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The connotations of "Alplaus" : 1) One of my favorite writers of the sixties and seventies was Kurt Vonnegut. When Vonnegut returned to the U.S.…

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When I hurt my foot a few months ago, I did what I usually do. Waited for it to go away. Silly me. I'm not…

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I trudged up Fifth Avenue to Irving Street. The cool San Francisco fog brushed against my face as I plopped the extra Sunday papers down…

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