Monthly Archives: June 2010

JJ’s Refreshments

When I was no more than seven years old, my brother Joshua, and myself decided to become entrepreneurs.  The failure of the bug museum did not dampen my hopes for accruing untold amounts of wealth if I just utilized my … Continue reading

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Lock Love; Lily

It was fall.  My semester at the University of No Hope had picked up and I cut my hours to part time at the Home Depot.  This didn’t pay my rent so I picked up a job at Domino’s Pizza … Continue reading

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To Josh at 2:13 a.m. July 7th

Transferring past poems, from pulverized trees to glowing synapses, keeping me from sleep. Or was it the coffee?

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Blood and Piss

I got a job at the Home Depot when I was twenty years old.  It was summer break from the University of No Hope and I had just gotten my first apartment with Joe.  We had two other roommates, but … Continue reading

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Bug Museum, $20

Adventure’s Eatery was my first job, but it wasn’t the first time I tried to make some money.  When I was a child of about five, living outside of Atlanta, Georgia, I tried to be the curator for a bug … Continue reading

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Frankly

It was a total mushrooms on manure type bliss. I wanted to kiss her cheek, hold her hand, let her pet my bullfrog, Wilfred, all at the same time. We had frantic sex on her dining room floor, but essentially … Continue reading

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A Couple’s Decision

They sat on a floral printed couch. Both, man and woman, held a wine glass before them. The man’s was half full with a dry, Italian cabernet sauvignon. The woman’s was half empty with a sweet, Californian chardonnay. A bottle … Continue reading

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