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Passing on the highway going home

June 22, 2011 To the residents of [Our Old House], I’m sorry I don’t know your name or how long you’ve lived in this house. My name is Victoria, and I lived there for the first seven years of my … Continue reading

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Throw me Thursday: Skate

There is a sliver of youth I’d like to get back, it’s small and it’s silver and sharp. I’d hang it on a chain wrapped loose around my neck where it would cut like paper. This is for the skinny … Continue reading

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There’s a million things to be

On Twitter someone said, “Don’t tell your readers you’re uneducated.” Well, why not? I guess it would depend on what you want your readers to believe. I mean, how successful can a writer expect to be without a college education? … Continue reading

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Memoir Moon

Tonight I did my words.  They were nothing.  I poked the internet, did the dishes, emptied the trash.  The kids and I have been in the house for days, bound by sickness and rain.  It’s still November.  I write. But … Continue reading

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