Recipe for Saying Goodbye

Prepare for cooking by crawling in bed with ill mother to hear the secrets of making her special cornbread. Talk about all the times you have shared her cornbread...

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Book Review: How to Change Your Mind

Michael Pollan’s latest book is: How to Change Your Mind: What the New Science of Psychedelics Teaches Us About Consciousness, Dying, Addiction, Depression and...

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What I Remember from 5th & San Pedro

The place I saw you. How you were walking, squinting, through the slowly-becoming-blinding dawn light. How you carried a large red and white tote bag.

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The Waves Still Whisper Lullabies

Out of a mall. I have a feeling that I forgot to take something. Something that Lynn crucially needs and I’ll have to visit the mall again. But no.

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To be in the Summer **CONTEST WINNER**

シェイクスピア閉じて夏を志す | I closed poems of Shakespeare | And I made up my mind | To be in the summer

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On the Same Bittersweet Day

On the same bittersweet day | I gave each a name | And loved each alike.| On the same bittersweet day, | I rocked a crib | And commissioned a grave.

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The Space Between

Staring up at a velvet black sky, we watch millions of stars spark and swirl. On a quilt, soft and worn with years of washing and dreaming, we speak of the fate of humanity...

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Sav

I have a theory that the nicest rooms, those with the best views, go to the sickest patients. If my theory is correct, I’m fucked. My room is on the second floor...

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Dream Upon Dream

Tell me, in all your travels, have you ever seen the origin of the universe unfold before your eyes? I have… once. At night, a night on the Oregon coast.

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One Cut at a Time

Nerves danced beneath my skin, prickling and intensifying with each passing moment. The TV droned in the background.

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Restive and Uprising

I slip through the conference hall as swiftly as my pumps allow, with a big smile and a wave to my venture capitalist buddies in back.

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Dreamers Magazine

We've just launched the first ever Dreamers Magazine and I couldn't be more excited... and scared. When the package with the first printed proof arrived, I was afraid to open it.

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Holes

I have to find new holes because the tampons need somewhere to go. They live everywhere:  every purse I own, the cup holders in my car, the pockets of...

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Scented Beans Destroy Themselves

Chick Ernest had been chatting with other parents when his son nearly died. The basketball season ended around Thanksgiving and the Sharks went to Kat’s Kradle...

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Storytelling in Marketing

It’s not enough anymore to just advertise facts; you have to tell a story. In the past, marketing was simple but our methods for communication have changed.

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In Time I’ll Thank Shamon

Shamon, don’t give up. The stones are already in place, we merely need to step— One at a time. Don’t slip. Your shadow is only your low-hanging cape. Onto it, sew your doubts.

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Writing Dreams, Rewriting Life

I’ve always been a devoted learner. When I’m not in school in some capacity or other, I feel like something’s missing.

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Moon Window

Neal Bickley had thought that a public ass-chewing couldn’t be that bad. Watching the chairman skewer board meeting presenters...

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