Write, right?

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You bring out the writer in me. The black knit beanie and kohl eyeliner. The staying up till midnight catching words like fireflies on a...
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@$$holes

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Pulling receipts blue and crinkled from back pockets Two lattes (decaf for her, regular for me,) one tea unsweetened On the back, a ...
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Amsterdam

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They told us those stars were rocks we’d never reach.  You didn’t believe them then, not now, not ever. Hands on your hips, h ead til...
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Mineshaft

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You roll your eyes at the boys who zip down the cliff on their snowboards, shirtless in the cold. For a second you wish that you were...
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We were sitting across from each other studying (him psych, me econ)  snickering when the guy next to us shook his foot like a rabbit. ...
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Highlight Reel

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New Years Eve 2011 Staring out across my yard at the Christmas lights garish against the December night sky and trying to pick out ...
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"Are you closer for the tears, or has the weight of all these years left you hollow?"

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Tapping my fingers against the table to the rhythm of Someday by the Strokes which is playing in the tinny overhead speakers, a little gi...
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Payne's Gray

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Emma caught me staring at the back of my hands last weekend and mentioned that they were tiny. That wasn't what I was thinking a...
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In between days

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"I can't remember all the times I've tried to tell myself to hold on to these moments as they pass" _Counting Crows ...
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No words.

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We throw stardust into the atmosphere and breath deeply in the cold morning air to watch our breath fade off into the distance, a vapor,...
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Thoughts from 3am

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Nobody had the decency to abandon me there. My paint brushes need washing and my orchids need watering. My desk is scattered with pho...
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And we'll all float on alright

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Collapse after mowing the lawn. Shoulder blades against the freshly cut grass. Swearing at the sky. Sharp breath. Air that still smell...
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X-Ray Mirror

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Portrait by Emma The way in which they treat the waiter/waitress How they feel about the weather Whether they dog ear p...
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Lake House

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One day I will drive up to the lake house in the dead of night. By myself. All alone. And I will feel the way the dark encompasses the c...
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Chlorine

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"I'm done" I stated one day, as adamantly as possible considering I was shivering. My parents remained unfazed. So perhap...
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Introducing Agloe

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Every May my domain expires, and I'm given the choice whether or not to keep the previous year's theme going. Being the sort of ...
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Photographs, randomness, Amsterdam, disappointment, personality typing and whatnot

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One Tuesday night a few weeks ago I found myself in a dusty convince store on the fringes of Chicago. You know the sort, with dust...
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