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Sixteen fast facts

…about my life. I broke my nose last Saturday, an accident involving someone’s elbow and the bridge of my nose at a party. I was dancing and the exuberant appendage hit me at an inopportune angle, I tasted blood, and, there you have it. I probably won’t die, and the pain has significantly lessened. The … Continue reading

Friend Poem No. 3
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Friend Poem No. 3

I have a friend Named Julia. She sometimes writes me letters– Snail mail– In cards she has designed herself, Her practiced hand switching from script to CAPS. She writes of saints, Flowers, Love, Friendship. She picks flowers, Sketches heaven, Buys dark chocolate. She cuts her hair short, Announces to her office that They will be … Continue reading

Friend Poem No. 2
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Friend Poem No. 2

I have a friend Named Joseph A nation-known legend Brilliant at musical score. Other people tell me this But we rarely speak of it. Sometimes we call each other With good reason, too– Busy, bustling business. Only–he laughs too easily, And then I do, too, And we digress over and Over and over Into story … Continue reading