Somewhere In Between

Refrain

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  I repeat the same four lines, continuous and unbroken, with small variations. A switch in pitch. Alterations in staccato, new syllable emphasis, change in pacing. But the Iines stay the same. I think there was a time I knew the rest. When I could sing each verse with ease and grace. Loop the words […]

Fiction

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Red rivulets pool and trickle through my pants leg.┬áStupid. You always clear the room. Always. I attempt to stand. She notices and crawls over, staying low. “Hey,” she whispers, gently guiding me back down. She sees my wound. “Jesus. We gotta stop the bleeding.” She rummages around the room, searches cabinets and drawers long forgotten. […]