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exodus

It’s likely that Californians won’t need to be in an uproar over housing prices for much longer. When housing costs are factored in, California has the highest rate of… 607 more words

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chump change

The 800 sq ft two-bedroom termite mound across the street got its $700,000 cash offer. It’s a1940’s house that’s been a rental for 27 years. There have been no updates or repairs. 1,232 more words

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blind spots

I begin my mornings in the dark and then light candles to work by. I depend upon memories, expectations, organization, habits, alternate senses and minimal visual perceptions as guides to bake bread, put away dishes and pack Robert’s lunch. 865 more words

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divinations

Last evening, I attended a gathering at a local shop which serves the metaphysical community. There, one may browse among a range of books on various spiritualities and alternative healing arts, buy from an array of oracle cards or begin a personalized collection of pebbles to use in energy and healing work. 835 more words

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and yet the mockingbird sings

raspy-edged ocean water
wells from the heart to be caught
in the throat webs of string bind
swollen too thick to call out

no one will come anyway… 50 more words

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it’s not déjà vu

It’s not déjà vu if it’s all happened before. Slow-motion train wrecks are still train wrecks. Soft landings are a myth airline passengers comfort themselves with. 979 more words

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after all that time

after all that time
lost became familiar
tears and snot long dry

tears and snot long dry
knew she would never be found
didn’t recognize… 108 more words

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