Category Archives: Snippets and snapshots

Clearly

A woman I know dreamer, well grounded, ways of the world, the word loves clouds regularly posts pictures Facebook stratus updates from expansive plains of Texas accompanying commentary concise, imaginative sweetly humorous, poignant shapes, ideas, messages sometimes all the same … Continue reading

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diurnal

“…and there’s nothin’ short of dyin’ that’s half as lonesome as the sound of a sleepin’ city sidewalk and Sunday mornin’, comin’ down…” – Kris Kristoffferson There is no respite from the escape the night before, sketchy adrenaline rush of … Continue reading

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The maturation

Braggadocio prior physical prowess spendable currency boyish man posturing, preening standing up, stand out, back it up chest bumps fist pumps in-your-face yeah, baby! machismo odes to, by, about a self- almost-wannabe couldda, shouldda been a pretender, you; Brando’s Malloy … Continue reading

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Pavement due

Rusted, mangled hubcaps clutter road shoulder, ditches stray, chrome castoffs wildflowers of reckless neglect breakneck speed cratered highways, pilots disdain for flashing, yellow signs by the spadeful, I scoop well-intentioned, tar-coated fill into random potholes indifferent, life is, to the … Continue reading

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Patching things together

Growing up on a small farm, rural Minnesota space was scarce, times were lean and the land was life ma and pa granted my brother, sister and I a small plot every spring in which to plant and nurture pumpkins; … Continue reading

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Dutiful

Following my calling and the call dropped I call back nobody picks up nobody calls back I have left the messages trying to reconnect number no longer in service ‘your recipient hasn’t set up voice mail for this account’ Am … Continue reading

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Bartender genome

Sitting alone at a bar downing rows of tequila shots earns you your bar cred griping rights: politics, sports, love, loss, life’s inequities pour-out-your-heart privilege, at the very least knowing, indifferent nod, patronizing smile tacit agreement smirk ‘go for it’ … Continue reading

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Flying east at dusk

The setting sun chases us eastward orange-scorched ripples of cumulus white race with us neck-and-neck ablaze, dying wisps of cotton embers envelop us while about to be snuffed out by rapidly encroaching nightfall fleeting light from behind speeds toward a … Continue reading

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Customer

sitting at a  rickety card table a cloudy, droll Saturday morning yard sale boredom broken only by protracted used appliance deal negotiations with dubious dollar store Trump-wannabees dumping a half mug of stale coffee onto our cyclone fence-climbing Morning Glories … Continue reading

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Lamenting angst

If one can grieve what never was if unfulfilled wistfulness is worthy of sorrow If could’ve should’ve maybe regretfulness can be mourned I will go to the wake pay my respects sing praises lifting an anthem of toasts to the … Continue reading

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