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fictional prose: gathering clouds

The smell of cheep coffee and overcooked breakfast pastries permeated the air, wafting in the light breeze through the walkway as she traversed it. The acrid smell of nearly burned grinds made her nose upturn as she choked back a … Continue reading

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review: November Reading

It was a very difficult month to keep up with reading, at least the truly pleasurable kind. Most of it was delving into the finer points of the first half of Wysocki’s Effective Project Management: Traditional, Agile, Extreme (which, honestly … Continue reading

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review: july reading

Transparent Things – Vladimir Nabokov To be honest, when I went to the library, I was really looking for Lolita but it was checked out and as chance would have it this was sitting offset in the rack so it … Continue reading

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fictional prose: constellations of black dots on concrete

The concrete is speckled with arbitrary black dots, some of which, are sticky. All of which are like constellations against a silty off-white backdrop. Grey film is smeared against pale marble bringing them another shade closer to black. Red bricks … Continue reading

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fictional prose: words

Books, and words as a whole, take one away from where they are but not always where they necessarily where they want to be. That’s the power of well crafted language… it can work to alter reality in mysterious ways… … Continue reading

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fictional prose: fallen pine and darkened pitch

The fading light of the afternoon left the grey skies streaked by soft white notes illuminated by the streetlights. The burgundy blinds pulled aside were tugged on by her arm as she leaned slightly against the sill. Her hair draped … Continue reading

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fictional prose: steel wheel and cognitive dissonance

The rhythmic clatter of the steel wheels rumbled along the tracks keeping an unsteady heartbeat of time as the landscape smeared past. Each click resonated through the air and along the beams of the cars, bellowing out a metallic tone … Continue reading

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