It’s time to finally live or dieyou’re twenty five and everyoneis waiting just to hear from you.The ceiling is so much higherthan you thought it was,but looking up has never beenyour strong suit. Outside you see a line of themapproaching youfrom a distance like their presenceis a force beyond their silhouettesagainst the setting sun.The mole […]

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There is a woman resting against the bark of a sakura tree with her eyes closed. She is awake but needs a break from all the sunlight. There are tallies marked on the sheath of her sword for the people she has killed along her way. She knows there is a better day ahead of […]

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I wait on the curb worried about how I look to everyone. I know logically no one is watching. They are focused on their destinations, and nagging nightmares in the shapes of tree branch shadows; cast by moonlight through their windows like a prism refracting dark. No one else is standing still. They are all […]

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The few people I pass by sitting in their crumbling cars breathing warm air into their hands, look at me and can see that tonight is different. I don’t look at my feet like I usually do, and the energy surrounding me is akin to the static in the wind after a lightning strike. The […]

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