Tag Archives: game

ducking the duck

i pitied the ducks their fate, forced to bear with sweat and grime and sub-standard game, a wash only in ages except noisome splashes in chlorined pool-water, cringing with me as chortles distorted their bodies into strained seams- poor spineless toys: it … Continue reading

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Puzzle(d) (and) in pieces

why do you act so busy? do you really think i’m a  floozy? didn’t i say i love you soo? that is not enough, is that it? sign the pact and stick the rest? am i the rock-bottom that you … Continue reading

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G(loss)

Whence springs the sense of importance, that calm and collected spring of confidence, when acceptability is a cloak worn carelessly, a cloak that shrugs off clingers, lingers, walks on, one pigeon-toed step ahead of the other.

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Joyride

Worn, shriveled and old, with just the sun and stars for company, I spent a good two weeks before I found my new family. The kids shrieked with delight as soon as they saw me. Balanced between the sidewalk ledge … Continue reading

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