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Natural Causes

I only remember two things about her. That she liked Chinese food and that once she told me that she didn’t need to be happy if her family was happy.

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XX XY XX

He tricked you into calling him.  You told him you would let him listen to your voice so that he’d be sure you were a woman.  The conversation lasted over an hour.  He kept on feeding you possible scenarios that … Continue reading

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Fear of History

On November 9th she only wrote about the weather.  The week before it had been almost 100 and that day it was 50.  She wrote that in Iowa one day it was 75 and the next 30.  Fifty-degree fluctuations in … Continue reading

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Husband Killer

I was in the middle of reading a story about a tennis referee who was famous because John McEnroe screamed at her once, when I got the urge to go out.  She bludgeoned her husband with his World’s Best Golfer … Continue reading

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We won’t forget.

He was going to be gone a few hours so I sat down to make a to-do list while I listened to the radio.  It’s mostly useless to listen.  The situation is the same everywhere but some in the media … Continue reading

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The Final Walk

  I search in and out, above, about and below for the pieces of the puzzle.  I know the pieces don’t exist yet, but I still try.  I have nothing better to do while we wait for someone to do … Continue reading

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Synonyms

Today the newspaper published photos of soldiers posing with the mangled remains of Afghan suicide bombers.  The paratroopers posed for photos next to the Afghan police, grinning while some held — and others squatted beside — the corpse’s severed legs.  … Continue reading

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It makes sense and it makes no sense.

One of her notebooks was completely filled with the beginning is the end and the end is the beginning. the beginning is the end and the end is the beginning. the beginning is the end and the end is the … Continue reading

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The Ghosts in the Wall

I finally had time to read more entries today. Most of them were quite boring except for these two. March 24, 1999 I was working on a patch of soil for tomato plants when something fell from the sky, barely … Continue reading

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Stanley

I found him inside a red tent on skid row.  I didn’t have to talk to him to know that he was right for the job.  He was the right size and fucked up just enough.  When I explained how … Continue reading

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