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“The Blatant Virginity of White”

Smoke-stained walls of my prison cell taunt me as the blatant virginity of white blinds my eyes and precise mitered edges delicately pierce the epidermis of my wrists and throat. Toxic drops of cinnabar recreate yesterday’s battlefield as if sun-warmed … Continue reading

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“The Bride’s Fairyland”

(Copyright: Sandra Crook) The gardens at La Maison were in full bloom the day I arrived with the sod. It was my job to turn the courtyard into a grassy green for the wedding of the marquis’ daughter. My brother … Continue reading

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“Tears Masquerading As Perspiration”

I needed someone to love me like I loved you. I met her on the beach. We nodded then spoke. We talked then loved. I let myself be sucked in. Again. As time went on I realized the empty spot in … Continue reading

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