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Adding up My Losses

Am I not afraid of my city, the way people once behaved as one might catch cancer if they came close to me? Stranger hours bring strangers in the darkness and the night closes down the city. In the darkness there’s a hiding place for everyone. In everyone there’s a place where darkness resides. We

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Deer in the Dusk of the River Fire

Infused, the light of dusk with rose colored skies, Particulates floating like petals while a funeral cries goodbye To ashes to ashes the world came down and the orange tipped night Fell upon us all. Wincing back tears unable to stop the burning The morning comes without a hint of blue, blurred lines between edges

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The Poetry of Friends: through the lens of a terminal cancer diagnosis

Joy exists. You needn’t look very far in front of your nose to find it. But you still must look in order to see. As the famous quote bandied about by, of all philosophers, Friedrich Nietzsche: “he who has a ‘why’ to live can live almost any ‘how’.” In listening to B.J. Miller a palliative

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