Forest of Birds

“Tiger got to hunt, bird got to fly; Man got to sit and wonder 'why, why, why?' Tiger got to sleep, bird got to land; Man got to tell himself he understand.” ― Kurt Vonnegut, Cat's Cradle A biologist, while studying a common bluebird, notices something strange in the trees up ahead. He approaches cautiously and sees …

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After the Sun Goes Out

"Sometimes I hate this language with its false words like sunset. The sun does not set. It doesn't rise either. It just stays there in one place, yet we get all romantic, huddling on beaches to watch its so-called departure, when it is we who turn away from it, which is a good thing-if the …

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Poetry Journal: Cravings

“Dependency is not born into someone it grows like a weed until It cannot be contained.”  -The Beggar I want a cigarette.  I haven’t had one in  three months, but I’m going to the doctor tomorrow because my stomach holds food like nicotine gropes my lungs. I want to  vomit up the ashes but it’s …

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