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Bad News

June 4, 2009

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IN THE ER WE SIT AND LISTEN to nurses chat about their boyfriends and their dogs and you lean up and say “that man’s got a snake in his throat,” which I think is cryptic so I hold your hand tightly and pray you aren’t going delirious from all the blood; though maybe it’s the […]

Battleship

May 20, 2009

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Sometimes, when I am alone and feeling bad about myself I will go into my closet and take out the board game Battleship and play against myself. I will set up the boats as strategically as possible on both sides, trying to hide their aquatic locations from myself. As I take a turn, I try […]

Tuna Fish

May 20, 2009

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“Oh, I came from a glass of milk, two slices of bread, canned tuna fish, and some mayonnaise,” Gelvy replied so nonchalantly that it sounded like it was the most simplistic fact of her life. Duncan sat up and scratched his head.  “How’d you come from all those?” he asked. “Well, the cow made the […]

Open-Source Karma

May 19, 2009

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LANDRY: HE IS A DOCTOR, almost. On his first surgery the teacher, Dr.Ontalles tells him to make a small incision. Landry’s hands have never shaken but they shake now. When he lowers the blade he blinks and when his blink is over blood crashes against the ceiling of the operating room. Landry hears doctors screaming […]