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  1. "Amor a Primera Vista" (2)

    I made my way into the bar (our meeting place), my feet dragging the rest of my body the whole way; it was as though my fate was set in stone, no way of turning back. Soon enough, I found myself alone with him, strolling alongside the well lit pool which seemed to radiate a brilliant blue in the heavy darkness.
    This is too secluded... it feels like a bad idea. Imagine what would think. No. Don’t panic. Act like everything is normal, because it is.

    After a little small ...
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  2. In depth book review of Paul Auster's 'The Music of Chance' - Part 1

    by , 11-14-2008 at 10:14 AM (Insights from a person of questionable sanity)
    NOTE: This is only the first half of the review, the full review can be read here: http://litarture.blogspot.com/2008/1...l-austers.html



    The Music of Chance will always be one of the most memorable books I have ever read. Why? Because I've never found a book so disturbing (not even the likes of Ellis' American Psycho) that I had to stop reading it. I can ...

    Updated 02-25-2009 at 07:41 AM by optimisticnad

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  3. Tumbleweed

    The knife twists
    inch by inch
    carving flesh out
    while I watch
    unfeeling
    while the blood flows

    Numb inside
    living heart beats
    with each twist of blade
    sent further back in time

    Soul-surrender
    in flashes of fragments
    fleeting omens
    with no voice
    or meaning

    Just a flutter
    of raven wings
    laughter rings
    across the wasteland
    where all
    ...

    Updated 11-14-2008 at 12:15 AM by Dark Muse

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    My Poetry
  4. True Men

    I just love this line from the Red Hot Chill Pepper song of the same name:

    True men don't kill coyotes.

    This is just an awsome verse that comes right before the line:

    Passion dripping from the coyote's eyes
    He can taste his blood
    An' blood never lies
    Pale face die
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  5. Computer Shop Woes

    by , 11-13-2008 at 11:38 AM (Ramblings from the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia)
    Working here at the computer store is an interesting hobby, and for a disabled man like myself, a ray of sunshine in a dark world. I can work here and they fully understand my limitations, and then work with me as I endeavor to climb that mountain that all depressed people know so very well.

    I have my moments when I wonder exactly what is going on with the minds of our customers. We do get our share of the odd and outré.

    Take, for example, our first customer ...
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