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WordFish (16)

The silence pounds at my eardrums louder than a construction site for a New York city skyscraper. Words like fish in a pond that I have to grab with my own bare hands. Numbly staring at the wall as it … Continue reading

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Dreaming of Tranquility (14)

Everyday slower than the last. The river that passes through town seems to be the only stable body. One man sleeps while another fishes in the sun. The cool calm air brushes lightly against their faces. True silence. Breathing and nothing else. The fisherman … Continue reading

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Writing Exercise #1 (13)

So recently I have decided to develop and complete writing exercises as part of my journey for creative progress.  The idea came to me when I was reading a novel earlier this week and the author came up with just an incredible … Continue reading

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Morning Symphony (11)

Early morning. The exhaustion from yesterday’s work starting take its toll. The coffee pot coughs and spits in harmony with the eggs buzzing on the pan. The stomach sings while knives preform the three person tango with butter and bread. … Continue reading

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Barriers (9)

No sleep. Days turn gray. The outside world roars by on a track across the window. Light trickles through the white sheer curtains, and passes through a glass of water, exiting as a glorious spectrum onto an otherwise monotonous wall. The image seems … Continue reading

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Thoughts After Week One (8)

So I don’t plan to evaluate my progress and patterns every week (probably at the end of each moth though), but I thought I might just reflect on the first week of my Task. The first thing I have noticed … Continue reading

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Childhood Dreams (5)

Childhood dreams caught in an esophagus underneath his bed. No, he’ll never recover from those devil fights, those nights, and the other things they said. He wears nice suits like Louis Armstrong stuck in the alligator house. He packed up his things, and was far gone … Continue reading

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