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  • Hello Fear

    February 3rd, 2013 — 3:03pm Fear. In Webster’s Dictionary, it is defined as an unpleasant feeling of apprehension or distress caused by the presence or anticipation of danger.In the Thesaurus, the word fear is synonymous with terror, dread, horror, fright, panic, alarm, trepidation and apprehension.Fear....
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  • Assisted loving

    We find her on the floor. She is sleeping. I am scared. She is snoring. I bend down, “Ma. Ma. Wake up.” “You’re so tall,” she says as she looks up at me. “Ma, you’re on the floor, “ I say. “Oh, really? The floor?”...
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  • Life is messy

    life is messy. it is. it is messy. and most folks don’t like messy. it’s true. most folks like tidy & neat & wrapped in a bow. yes, it’s true. not all folks, but most. we love the happily-ever-after, the non-confrontational, the clean sheets and...
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  • Just get messy

    life is messy. it is. it is messy. and most folks don’t like messy. it’s true. most folks like tidy & neat & wrapped in a bow. yes, it’s true. not all folks, but most. we love the happily-ever-after, the non-confrontational, the clean sheets and...
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  • retirement: round 1

    ken and i are together 24/7. okay, you know what, that’s not entirely true, we’re not together 24/7, we’re together more like 48/14. we’re together so much it feels like we’re fucking conjoined. ‘hey, i have to pee.’ ‘no, no… i have to pee.’ ken...
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  • retirement, round one

    ken and i are together 24/7. okay, you know what, that’s not entirely true, we’re not together 24/7, we’re together more like 48/14. we’re together so much it feels like we’re fucking conjoined. ‘hey, i have to pee.’ ‘no, no… i have to pee.’ ken...
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  • Breakfast at Epiphany’s

    it was november 7, 1991. i had just spent a weekend with a man who broke my heart. you know what, let me rephrase that: i had just spent a weekend with man who fucking knew he was going to break my heart when i...
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  • The Shame Prom: “Where everyone is invited to dance”

    by Amy Ferris and Hollye Dexter Amy: “We live in an atmosphere of shame. We are ashamed of everything that is real about us; ashamed of ourselves, of our relatives, of our incomes, of our accents, of our opinions, of our experience, just as we...
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  • Venus and Mars

    by Amy Ferris & Hollye Dexter HOLLYE I know it will make me unpopular to say that men and women aren’t equal, but its true. I mean, we are equally capable of course. We can reach the same magnitudes of greatness and accomplishment, but the...
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