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Foundabouts and ‘The Heart of A Woman’ published on Elephantjournal.com!

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The Heart Of A Woman (You Lucky, Lucky Girl)

You lucky, lucky girl. You have an apartment just your size. A bathtub full of gin. A heart the size of Alaska and a suitcase that can contain all your belongings before anyone connects the dots. You lucky, lucky girl. … Continue reading

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It is Summer in Winter. Happy Birthday, Ma.

My Mom and I share a birthday. I came by means of a miracle, in the glamourous 80’s sparkling with glitter , disco music and sequins. I came way in advance of the expected time, as a gift on her … Continue reading

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This Woman’s World in Copper Wealth and a Few Stories from Elsewhere.

Within the last 6 years I collected 150 pennies from random change. I took them to the bank and was told to roll them up. I organized them in 3 neat rolls; 50 pennies each. And for my gold (copper) … Continue reading

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Prospect Park Story

I live on meat. I play the carnivore. Among thousands of people who, each play their role, I put on a costume of a meat-eater. It’s like an apron, but it’s really not. And what hunger craves, unwillingly, tastes bitter. … Continue reading

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100 weeks

-Had you said ‘I have to go, love. I have to go to places, where you cannot go with me, and I have to go alone.’ I would have said ‘I am strong! I am small, but I am a … Continue reading

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You run. And you run. Until suddenly the only words you think in are foreign.

There was a sect of Orthodox Old Believers, whose name can be translated as “Runners”. They believed constant movement to be a sacred state. For them being permanently on the run, changing places, crossing boarders signified an escape from everything … Continue reading

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