Depression

Nothing is there It’s not open to interpretation The vacuum in your heart It is real That last, best hope is Gone You are all alone. Lost in the orchard of despair The swirling madness has Stopped swirling to focus entirely on you… As everything slips away Into the deep dark of never was Anchor […]

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Love Poem

how long has it been I can not call again I just want to hear The lyrical hum of her voice on my eardrum when did I go insane I was just doin my own thing then into my world she drops changing everything smell her on my pillow taste her on my lips I […]

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Keepin’ On

I keep on Keeping on But I always end up Where I began So what good does it do me To stick to a plan That never helps me escape The things I’m hating on Go ahead Lecture me on practical Lecture me on realistic Tell me more bout aiming low as a sensible solution […]

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The Others

sitting before you naked and crying a baby alone in a crowd its fat little fingers on short chubby arms outstretched begging strangers for love it weeps and shouts it cries and it screams, but its pleas go unnoticed as the herd rushes round the yard you run for the infant heart pounding faster and […]

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Why is Your Dick Out

why is your dick out why is your hand on her why is your tongue there why would you say that why is your dick out why I do not understand I am not surprised that this exists but I am surprised by the prevalence and technique or lack thereof who asks their employees for […]

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Daughter of the Sun – free sample

Daughter of the Sun a modern epic poem by JD Adler ISBN: 9781520646589 (full text available on Amazon in print or Kindle) “How in the hell could a man enjoy being awakened at 8:30 a.m. by an alarm clock, leap out of bed, dress, force-feed, shit, piss, brush teeth and hair, and fight traffic to get […]

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Drone Wars 2: Pµni§πM3n†

Punishment The door exploded into the apartment. When the dust and smoke cleared, a 4 foot tall, 2 foot wide, 2 foot deep, grey cube on small tank tracks extending to either side of its base, rolled into the apartment. It bore no markings and made no noise. Having rolled six inches across the threshold […]

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The Pool

Jerome Peabody, Fund Manager Jerome Peabody drove his pooh brown SUV out of his 2 car garage, and down the short driveway, turning right onto Mason St. The garage couldn’t really fit 2 cars because of this oversized vehicle, but Jerome lived alone, so that wasn’t a problem. Though this fact made the oversized vehicle […]

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Epilepsy nearly killed me (again)

[This is the original, author’s version. An edited was published by The Key West Citizen] When I was 14 (1985) I began having bizarre, frightening experiences. In the mornings, while in the bathroom, I would suddenly find myself falling to the ground without any memory of how I stopped standing normally. During the day, in […]

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A Plan for US

A Plan for US by JD Adler and C Schmitt A call for an Article 5 Constitutional Convention so that the people can impose reform on the government. Bookstore Table of Contents Washington’s Farewell Address    4 I. The Case for a Third Continental Congress    13 II. Amendments    14 Political Accountability    15 Campaign Finance Reform    17 […]

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Project Mars

The President of Earth announces that volunteers are needed to settle Mars with the assistance of  aliens who have recently made first contact with us, and every idiot and his brother decides they are the Lewis and Clark of space. Project Mars, Earth 2025

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Legacy

Chapter 2: Nathan

Officially, you had to be 18 to work. But that was a privilege which belonged to the upper castes. For the children of workers, making money began when you could count. For Nathan, it had always been the hustle. He was a smart kid, quick witted. He never missed an opportunity when it presented itself, and that made him successful on the street. Some days he brought home more money than his father. Not that that what was saying a lot. Even in a lucky family such as Nathan’s, where both parents had decent jobs, there was barely enough income to maintain the small 3 room shack they lived in. Not that he had spent much time there in the last 2 years, anyway

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