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Other People Suck

If there’s one thing I’ve learned in my time reading news online, it’s that other people suck. I mean, let

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A Single Moment

The small boy watches his dad on the makeshift stage, tucked in a sprawling backyard that backs to the coastal

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Liberty Model

My eyes settle on a plexiglass case in the corner of the living room, and trace the contours of the

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The Butterfly

The butterfly won’t move from my hand. She’s supposed to fly away into the flower fields behind the stage, a

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Silly Humans

He’d been gone awhile. Assuming he was a he, of course. He usually spent most of the day posted up

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This Morning in an Uber

The conversation begins with the weather. “Beautiful, no?” I say yes, this is why too many people live here. He

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The Ugly American

Anybody who traveled overseas 30 years ago is probably familiar with the phrase Ugly American.  As a teenager, I was advised

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Never Mind

Been a couple years, I guess. Maybe more. Actually, over 7 years.  Just checked my phone. Times like these time

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No One Is Looking

She looked back over her left shoulder to see if anybody was looking. No one. So she flung the bag

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Needles and Blades

The street is empty, save for the junkies shooting up in the graffiti-enshrined doorway. And the human feces on the corner.

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