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Mom (for Bethany)

She was the best mom. In hard times, she’d put a Bible under my pillow so words of comfort mingled with my dreams. (Fear not, for I bring you tidings of great joy.)   She never let a stranger-child go … Continue reading

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Migration

Five billion years — we must find a new home. Five billion years  — the earth falls into the sun’s embrace and will not let her go. Our species needs five billion years to burn the dross from our souls, … Continue reading

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Transformation

You are trapped in the gyre, drifting in the ocean without oxygen in a mass the size of Texas.   You can escape. Lean close. You must throw yourself into the endless whirlpool, lashed to a barrel. You think you … Continue reading

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