Monthly Archives: September 2014

Page 34

This assignment is in response to Brevity, Writing101. Page 34 You are walking along the street past a swing park. A piece of paper skids along the path, whips up and gets trapped against the fence in front of you. The … Continue reading

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Losing It (Part 1)

“You were a solitary child,” my mother said sadly, not so long ago. It was over dinner with my parents and my then-new girlfriend, who was visiting the family home on the island for the first time. I made a … Continue reading

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Let’s go out on the boat

The bright yellow oilskins make him look more rectangular than he really is. He climbs into them with his jeans and wellies on. The legs are enormously wide; the friction makes a zipping sound with every step. It’s a uniform … Continue reading

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Nothing Found

APT that ‘Nothing Found’ is the default header shown here before I publish this first post. Nothing is often what is found when you sit down in front of the blank screen or paper. The infinite promise of the whiteness of the … Continue reading

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