Category Archives: short essay

Please, can I have some more

Surprisingly, I don’t feel all that hungry. However, I won’t let that get in the way of feeling sorry for myself. Here I am, one day into The Great Weight Slash Seven Day Fast Fest of 2010, when the news … Continue reading

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Exit, Stage Left…

“… the report of my death was an exaggeration” were the (some say apocryphal) words of the immortal Samuel Clements, a.k.a. Mark Twain, in the June 2, 1897 edition of the New York Journal. Then again, the bastard IS immortal.  … Continue reading

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Theatre dust

I awake, awash in panicked disorientation. Spilled out of my hammock, tangled awkwardly or perhaps intentionally by the meticulous and intricate weave. If a hammock is nothing else, it is a playful joke on the uninitiated.  Impossible to get into … Continue reading

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