Monthly Archives: November 2013

Downward and Out of Sight

She couldn’t put a finger on it, but she did become aware that her relationships, whether with men or women, did not satisfy. Other than the fleeting endorphin rush brought on by sex, she derived no sustained pleasure from being … Continue reading

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Drifting into Fault Writing

I’m not much of a tennis player. He could have gone pro though by his own admission he would have hovered in the ranks around 75. He was good enough to destroy me without breaking a sweat. I did manage … Continue reading

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Man Womb

Sam Delmon wasn’t sure exactly when he’d decided that he wasn’t going to be a father. Perhaps there wasn’t any one moment but a slow accumulation of moments that led to a gradual realization. It wasn’t that he didn’t like … Continue reading

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Lock Out

Marissa was so agitated when I walked into the coffe shop this morning I thought she was about to melt. “I am so upset right now!” My first thought was a wee bit on the unsympathetic side. Good grief what … Continue reading

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Interview with “Rotten Jim” Tongue

The assignment was deceptively simple: get the legendary punk icon Rotten Jim Tongue to answer a few questions about the current music scene. The editors picked me as I had once claimed to know Rotten Jim. That wasn’t true, but … Continue reading

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Cloaked in Mediocrity

He discovered at an early age how to be invisible. He couldn’t be too good at anything but neither could he be too bad. A report card full of either A’s or F’s brought undesirable attention. It was better to … Continue reading

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Ms. Mystery (The Waiting Room, pt.12)

Friday nights were always busy, the regulars at The Limping Cat jostling for elbow room with one night a week drinkers. They were two or three deep at the bar until closing. By the end of it she was exhausted, … Continue reading

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