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    Slow-burn

    Several weeks after the U.S. Supreme Court’s 5-4 ruling in favor of Hobby Lobby, confirming a corporation’s right to Religious Freedom, (in opposition to a…

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    Red Bikini

    By the time Renee Marie stepped from the backseat of the ’74 Plymouth Duster, it was nearly 9:00 a.m. Going to North Beach every other weekend the best—it’s what we do she…

  • Spider Woman’s Loom: Chapter One

    Originally posted on lorie adair:Seeing me now, with my hair thinning and skin rutted like a reservation road, you would not know that I was young once my eyes dark obsidian. When…

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    Seven

    Emmalene wanted her daddy to be like everyone else’s. She wanted her daddy to do, to fix her bike chain when it fell off rather than having to grab it on her own and slipping it…

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    Spider Woman’s Loom: Chapter One

    Seeing me now, with my hair thinning and skin rutted like a reservation road, you would not know that I was young once my eyes dark obsidian. When my feet arched over the land to…

    Desert

    Borderlands

    The earrings I chose to wear for the funeral were the silver ones, as long as my thumb with three distinctive cut-outs in the center. I…

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    Recently, I sent a pithy comment to my Facebook friends asking for the manual for raising a fourteen-year-old boy. Cliche’ I know but the feelings of…

    Fractured

    There are snow mermaids among us idle angels terrified to plumb the icy depths of  murderous woe.   Their eyes thick with wax, smiles startled artifice,…

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