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Chicago, and The Harbinger of Death

Since I’ve been here, I’ve grown to fear hearing the song You’re the Inspiration by the band Chicago. “Here” is a kind of purgatory: It always begins on June 4th:I live my everyday life, I go for walks in the … Continue reading

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Adolescent/Middle School Sports Failures

When the only word you’ve written is “fuck”/16 times in a row/then you know you’re in it/a mental dead zone/not writer’s block/but all of your thoughts bottlenecked/fighting to get through/gouging eyes/clawing limbs/a deafening cacophony of thoughts/misery biting the ankles of … Continue reading

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Thanks to Dave Davies

I’m not like everybody else I cannot swim in seas of happiness drown in warm sunshine and float in pools of endless positive thinking. I guess I’m just not built that way that I’m missing that critical piece that allows … Continue reading

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Incense

Inside the Metaphysical cafe buying incense for late night fuck sessions where our bodies make shadows on the wall in the candlelight and the neighbors in the building across the way think that we are making shadow puppets of elder … Continue reading

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True Love

Merry Christmas everyone. Or happy holidays. Whatever you want.  She was a dolled up redhead with skin that tasted like urinal cakes drinking cheap gin with a slice of browning lemon and smoking those thin cigarettes that never fit in … Continue reading

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Hold On

Hold on, and let me pin all my hopes to you. Let me stick all my troubles to your skin and make you my last chance. I’ll give you the otherworldly powers granted to deities. You’ll be the savior of … Continue reading

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Exile in Nanaimo

The burned out and boarded up buildings of downtown mirror my memories of this place memories with all of the happiness bled off in an October rain and nothing left except husks. Driving through a physical manifestation of old thought … Continue reading

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