Monthly Archives: September 2013

With John, On A Windy Road In Seelyville

“Look!” I said, and pointed towards a lawn across the street. In the wet grass in the early dawn light, two young deer were playing tag, oblivious to us approaching. We beamed at each other, and observed them bounding about … Continue reading

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May you always start breaking my heart again

Nights pass like so many rivers, without knowing. This world, with its crooked poems, it’s ragged bones, its cut-throat lines and tragic endings; they run across these jagged stones, they trickle through the nooks between the grievances and happenstances mistakes … Continue reading

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Affect

Dysphoric. Constricted. Flat. Agitated. Labile. Euphoric. Euthymic. Exaggerated. Blunted. There are a lot of words I could use in her mental status examination that would not describe the way she actually looked, with a mixture of hope, desperation, fear, anger, … Continue reading

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After Getting Bad News At The Doctor’s Office

“Therefore we do not lose heart. Though outwardly we are wasting away, yet inwardly we are being renewed day by day. For our light and momentary troubles are achieving for us an eternal glory that far outweighs them all. So … Continue reading

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Qdoba, 9:30pm

“For here or to go?” “Oh, I’ll take it to go.” “OK. Anything to drink with that?” “No, that will do it, thanks.” “OK… That’ll be 1.29.” “What?” “Shhh…“ “…What?“ “You’re the first person all day who hasn’t been an … Continue reading

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On A Morning I Struggled With My Faith In Humanity

Sunday morning I ran 24th down the avenues to remind myself that living on the poor end of Terre Haute as I do is a very broad concept. Running north, the houses structurally and emotionally deteriorate. On an early Sunday … Continue reading

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