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This poem is a companion piece to “everything” – written January 2, 2016. And they will ask, Was it then, is it now, or is it ever? i had to look past the things that bothered and the thoughts that … Continue reading

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Wrapping Presents

Back when I was in high school, I told someone there was a difference between a present and a gift. I claimed that a present is something that is given to someone when they expect it, while a gift is something … Continue reading

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Christmas Is Different Now

My family’s artificial Christmas tree came out of hiding this past weekend, which means Christmas is just down the street, as opposed to being just around the corner. It has been just around the corner since November 1st, if you haven’t … Continue reading

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A Letter To Victoria

Dear Victoria, Let’s tango! Not actually, though, because I’m here and you’re somewhere in the USA so that wouldn’t work. Plus, I wouldn’t know what I’m doing and probably step on your feet. Also, I didn’t mean “let’s tango” literally, it was … Continue reading

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A Special Time

I didn’t want to be there anymore but I had just arrived so I sat down held a pencil in my hand and hoped it would stop shaking the sweat dripped from my brow as I looked up at the clock now begging … Continue reading

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Scroll Like Zombies

If I ask a question would anyone answer or is an answer too much to ask and we scroll like zombies I’ll ask anyway just in case someone has something to say and we scroll like zombies what happened to the world what happened … Continue reading

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It Was Probably Nothing

NOTICE: This piece of fiction is the official sibling (it’s not a sequel; you’ll see what I mean) to my post from Wednesday – It Was Nothing. Which means, you must read that post first in order to understand what is … Continue reading

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It Was Nothing

“Pizza! Pizza! Pizza! Pizza! Pi…no! Not that one! Keep going, keep going, keep going…” The boy bit his lower lip and scrunched his eyebrows, as the Wheel Of Opportunity (WOO) started to slow down. It was a typical friday night at home … Continue reading

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Surviving The Mall During The Holidays

Malls are a nightmare during the holidays. They are flooded with people in unzipped winter jackets who travel around at various speeds and have no regard for anyone, or anything. These people are on a mission. A mission to spend … Continue reading

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The Friends We Have

I’ve never been one to go looking for new friends. The whole, “Join our club, meet new people!” sales pitch never really worked on me in school. If I wasn’t interested in the club, then I wasn’t interested in the club. … Continue reading

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