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Five-Hundred Word Challenge 1020: First There was Nothing

First there was nothing. Then after the nothing there was something. Often this may have been considered an odd thing but there was no conscious thought as of yet and so there were other things to worry about. After this … Continue reading

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Five-Hundred Word Challenge 983: Valleys, Space

Alright, it’s cold and this keyboard I am using is working, so there’s a counterbalance. Switched keyboards and now the keys are not jamming. Makes me happy. Makes it easier to glide over the keys and get what I want … Continue reading

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A Poem About Walking Somewhere

Not sure where I was going with this one. I think it’s a little uneven. Some lines work; others not so much. I do know that I was trying to push away from short and simple lines. The imagery works, … Continue reading

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Five-Hundred Word Challenge 918: Rain Continues

And so the rain continues and continues to howl and roar and all of those other things, and I sit hear and write about it and try to capture the mood and atmosphere. I imagine that soon it will be … Continue reading

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Five-Hundred Word Challenge 746: About a Desert

Crossing expanses upon expanses and following the rolling dunes that change form and reshape themselves in some sort of eternal dance of metamorphosis. Perhaps they are a great amorphous body rather than some giant landscape. Perhaps. Crossing requires time and … Continue reading

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Five-Hundred Word Challenge 745: Morning Beckons

The morning beckons the waking of the up as opposed to the falling of the down and soon the ice thaws on the limbs, enabling a full range of movement into another place of time and history. That is the … Continue reading

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Five-Hundred Word Challenge 672: Tenderness Trickles

Tenderness trickles on down and onto the floor, where it shall forever seep into whatever it is that covers the surface on which we all tread upon, leading to its loss which proves to be a little bit more than … Continue reading

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One Thousand Word Challenge 40: The Galactic Ocean

The vast and open World Ocean presented itself and that was probably the best thing, for some of the time – not all of the time; only some – it was limitless and the possibility and potential that it presented … Continue reading

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Five-Hundred Word Challenge 651: Up the Mountain

Up the mountain they had to head, for down was where they had already been and the only way to the very top of where they wanted to go was, of course, up. You couldn’t go down any further; at … Continue reading

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Five-Hundred Word Challenge 597: Build a Boulder

I got a bag of chips and no chips on my shoulder. There is time to build a boulder. There is no way in which I am going with this. There are other things to worry about at this juncture … Continue reading

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