If we were friends when we were kids, you probably received one of those phone calls. The landline phone rang, you picked up and couldn’t hear a thing…
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If this was ancient Rome, this would be a buried volcanic-ash death. Eveline and I. In our own little Pompeii. This could be how we died.
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We are the last chance. The last opportunity to change our past. That sounds ambitious when you look around and everyone is still sucking their thumbs…
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The delivery guy will drop forty-seven oranges and twenty-five clementines by the front door. He’ll step back a few meters and I’ll drag everything…
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The snow is coming down erasing the city. My red hat muffling the whole world. A yellow scarf over my mouth. I must look like a stamp on a parcel. Ready…
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Injuries aside, my life was going as scheduled. Everything was great. Until it was not.
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Early morning, the world is always out of focus. Pumping in caffeine. Sip after sip. In a way, this is renewable energy. That will let you run for…
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There’s always a sense of relief in hospitals. No matter how miserable you are feeling, two seats away there’s always someone who looks much worse.
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My mother and her brothers, they all stay in touch with the usual phone call on Christmas making sure no one is dying or checking if anyone got married.
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After all the times I’ve been in Germany, I could never learn a single word except for that one sentence.
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When the asteroid hits that island of plastic we tossed in the Atlantic ocean will no longer matter. The recycling we do to save the planet. Green bin…
The point is that you never know it’s a dream because everyone’s too busy acting in your own skull-sized tv show.