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March/April 2006

Paintings

Lara flung the covers away with an arm and nearly fell out of bed in her rush to get to the clock, on the other side of the room. The piercing wail of the alarm had always irritated her immensely. She saw it as a shatterer of dreams, a malicious creature that waited until the […]

Moonbeams

Big and bright It stood and watched me. Shattering as I Skipped stones Across the surface Of the Solid lake, The ripples spread its Perfect whiteness. Silent but bold. It moved the ocean waters. It was howled at by the Wolf, Enraged by loneliness. It lit the path of the Dead night. I cup the […]

Me, Myself, and My Personality

Freedom, that’s what pushed out of me on that day “Can we please do it again? Please?” My mother looked at me, dumbfounded. “No way,” she replied. “When I saw you go upside down, I thought you were going to fall. You know how I feel about roller coasters.” “Oh, Mom, you are so cautious. […]