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Avoidance New York

“I got an idea the other day when I had to go downstairs to tell the restaurant to turn down the music,” I said to Barry. He was sprawled on my torn couch (newly torn by his calico kitten, Tammy), … Continue reading

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Peaches

Peaches was a show-stopper. It was hard having a roommate like this. Her golden head seemed to reflect the light coming in from our living room window so that the construction workers just outside, working on the building beside ours, … Continue reading

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Problem Tree

Gold with a few green stragglers, the short tree under my fire escape was almost ready for my neighbor’s art project. Once the leaves were gone he planned to affix small yellow, orange and red envelopes, mirroring fall colors, filled … Continue reading

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Floral Shop

The stairs always seemed inadequate to my weight. I wasn’t much more than 100 pounds at the time, but the wood would creak, and usually a shred or two would pop off on the side. “Myrtle, you need to get … Continue reading

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Chrysanthemums

I set aside the yellow chrysanthemums and wondered about the oranges, reds and purples. They were arranged one on each step to our house and I thought the colors should be coordinated like an outfit of clothing. Greg, my housemate, … Continue reading

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You Birthed That Skin

The gilt mirrors surrounded Cynthia and the eight bridesmaids and one junior bridesmaid, a slight Asian child of around 12 who bounced up and down and smiled to her mother about her dress’s “tail.” The bridesmaids, an offset of the … Continue reading

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Life and Times of the Introvert: The Door Ajar

The crutch and the walker had been there for nine months, and Art had intimated that he eventually planned to remove them. “I was wondering if I could take those down to the curb?” Kate asked him the last time … Continue reading

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Phasology: Just a Phase I’m Going Through?

Looking for a Door in the Moon Drilling the edges shy of center, my saw carves off the corners light trickling from the periphery catching my hands forearms sides of my legs but glancing away from my face.   Moon … Continue reading

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The Life and Times of The Introvert: The Vise

“I’d like not to see you again,” I told Marcy. She laughed and continued washing dishes she then loaded into the dishwasher. “Did you hear me?”  Sucking at my grape gum, and concentrating on the swirling of my saliva around … Continue reading

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Dog’s Tale: Doggerel

You Mean You’re NOT a Dog? Dog ears secure you were surprised people forgot you were human and believed you to be a dog. You ate with fork and knife sat upright at the table; you even tucked a napkin … Continue reading

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