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Fear Itself

That big angry dog at the end of my paper route half German Shepherd half fear itself The one who barks and snaps at my tires as I pedal away fast as my twelve-year-old legs can pump Some days he’s … Continue reading

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Seat 14B

Seat 14B She’s didn’t want to talkas the airplane turnedfrom taxi to runway. This woman, braveas any I knew, wantedme to shut the hell up. All my memorized statisticsmy calculated probabilitiescould not abate her fear that this thin aluminum tubewith … Continue reading

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