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Training Bra

I am strolling around Wal-Mart when I see it. A chicken nugget in a training bra. I am scanning the wall pegs for childrens’ socks when it catches my eye. Greasy. Golden. Tucked precariously into the left cup. A chicken nugget in a bra – it means something. I decide it does. I seek poetry […]

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“Where do you find the time to write?!”

Time you enjoy wasting, was not wasted. – John Lennon Fellow bloggers, I need for you to weigh in: Do friends and family, coworkers and acquaintances, claim to marvel at how you find the time to write? Is this a back-handed compliment? It is not a rhetorical question I pose to you, but an earnest […]

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Nude

We lived next door to a nudist couple back in the early 2000s. In the interest of anonymity, I will refer to them as Kurt and Kitty. Kurt and Kitty were roughly the same age as my parents. They had typical, middle-class jobs, were members of the Catholic church near the beach, and were terrific […]

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Misinterprited

All worthy work is open to interpretations the author did not intend. – Joss Whedon It is time to shop for back-to-school supplies. Many parents will complain about the cost of the requested classroom essentials. Others will embrace the required purchases and, with an understanding that the teacher will end up spending a considerable amount […]

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