glimpses shared by our authors
  • JARHEAD SCRIPT I go to the basement and open my ruck. The basement is in Iowa, after a long, harsh winter, and deep in my ruck where I reach for ...
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  • I am plain. There is nothing extraordinary I see when I look at myself in the mirror. Brown, mousy hair, dark brown eyes, bad, pale skin, nothing special. But I ...
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  • My father taught me that love was accepting an apology. If you could just pretend things would change, that a man could be different if he were simply sorry, then ...
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  • February 21st, 2015: There's this rising feeling in me that I can't keep at bay. I can't place what it is exactly. It's everything its not. There's also this sense ...
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  • Today is Saturday February 21st i think and the year is 2015. My name is sophia solorzano i am 14 years old and today i went to lakeworth florida to ...
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  • one line. now two. and then a third. it seems impossible to fill a page when there is nothing in your brain but thunderclouds and lightning, threatening to strike the ...
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  • On the run running and running and trying to catch my breath. Running from the place I once came from. Never moved and never stole but they are still chasing ...
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  • Trying to run and trying not to be seen that is what a 13 year old boy thinks in his mind everyday when he wake up.To go and find what ...
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  • red carnations//my devastation//i think i like you//but i'm so goddamn afraid//this kind of thing is my fear//i don't know what i'm doing here//i see him and i blush inside//i see ...
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  • NEED TO CONTROL AND COUNTERMAND As the kids grew older Ruth developed a habit of countermanding almost every instruction I would give our children. Despite my repeated and frequent discussions ...
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