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Knowing (you)

Ambivalence

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(Keep stacking)

Plan your dreams in advance.

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Zoonosis (2.0)

A mash up of the NYC quarantine + the series finale of Homeland.

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Romanticism

A dark meditation in a safe place.

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Horses and Cars

This one was borne out of Peaky Blinders and the amazing time in history when horses outnumbered cars in cities and towns.

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A blue coated dove, a quaint robin

For my mother and brother.

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Art

If there are 2, there are 3

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Thousands of days

After seeing old friends.

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(the judge hurts)

I’ve been hanging onto this wily one for months.

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abecedarian no. 31

Started with “sparkle”.

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abecedarian no. 30

An abecedarian sequence is, ideally, a 26-word poem, each word in alphabetical order. This one born out of “a burnt corpse” (A-B-C)

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(abecedarian no.29)

Born out of “anything boiling”

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an incantation

This one borne out of a fear of death.

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response

Born around the words “a bully crowd” and Hillbilly Elegy.

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(abecedarian no. 26)

This one is about a boy.

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(abecedarian no. 25)

Born from the word “burden.”

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(abecedarian no. 24)

Borne from “death”.

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(abecedarian no. 23)

Born from the experience of adolescence.

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A boy

For my son.

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Christine P.

For Christine P.

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Small

My late husband took this photograph in Oaxaca in 2006. I marked it up.

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The uncaused cause

My favorite topic.

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On the popular and controversial topic of building a wall

Washington, D.C. in 2017.

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Photography

Goodbye, Washington

I’m leaving DC after 20 years.

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The seam

The seam between life and death is peculiar. I’m transfixed by it lately.

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The Abecedarian of Abecedarians

My favorite abecedarian. It has lots of cheats.

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Elasticity 

Life doesn’t break, it bends.

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A box 

For Karl.

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Trytopophobia

The edge of a hole is a dreadful angle.

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The watchers 

Route 50 after Bud died.

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Sadism

Blue truck

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Maquina lights 

A night out with old friends.

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A character

A sketch

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Supplications

Life is messy but still worth it.

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Medieval

This church door in Georgetown.

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Turbulence

I get motion sickness.

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The clink 

Currency.

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Hungry

I think you’ll get it.

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Abracadabra

Vitality not happiness is the opposite of depression.

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Prose

Fill in the blanks darkly 

Sometimes, I “fill in the blanks darkly.”

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A new springtime 

An abecedarian centered around “cull.”

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Art

Peacocked Grief

  

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Art

Birds, come back

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Art

High class entertainment

Or Danger 

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Art Best of 1874

Distraction and Duplicity 

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Art

Snake snake snake

 

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The beckoning call of sleep 

There goes sleep: I’ll take that train.    

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To laugh

Sometimes I see colors.

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Art

The old man 

 

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Art

A hand descends 

 

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Killers / Vigilantes / Super Heroes 

Seeing red wings sprout 

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Re-knitting 

  

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Deep blue 

A death.

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Prose

Bricks and mortar 

To Karl.

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I can 

Limbs strewn like branches from a tree after a storm.

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You ( )

A fresh death.

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Vessels 

Before.

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Walking

One of my favorites.

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Ascent 

For AD.

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Frame Jumper

Inspired by AB.

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The Prayer of an Artist

  

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Best of 1874 Prose

Expand 

A micro story.

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Prose

Skipper, Barbie’s sister

Skipper counts as a Barbie.

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Prose

Featuring 3 Gals’ Take on Rats

Enough said. I remain enamored of the word commensal, but rats are synanthropes. They are kleptoparasites. They are pests. They are vectors and direct zoonotic carriers.

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Prose

Post Metric

Do metrics matter?

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Prose

A post about rats to expand your vocabulary

A post about musophobia, from which I have, since, recovered.

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Prose

Ten Minutes 

In retrospect, we spoiled her.

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Best of 1874 Prose

Vignettes

I’m happy to say the nights haven’t felt too large in a long long time.

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Prose

New shoes (100 word story)

It’s ok to need love.

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Best of 1874 Prose

Not to write

Let me see . . .

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An unfinished letter helps

Beginning of some fiction.

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To my son.

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A Space to Write 

What turned out to be a premonition.

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Prose

“It’s no use going back to yesterday,” said Alice

Starting some fiction.

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Prose

A woman in an attic 

Part one of some fiction.