I’m Just Sayin’

Let the revolution begin The stupid people Have elected their stupid hero To do all the stupid things That will satisfy their stupid egos Last two times the idiots rose up They burned the libraries Of Alexandretta and Europe Just to prove that stupid was victorious Now the information age is gonna crash Due to […]

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Terrorists?

Call me Ishmael call me Mohammed Call me the son of the wind And the sand I am the boogeyman Used to scare your children Since the dark ages I’ve been the dark one Looming around the corner And now I am your neighbor Call me rebel Call me cowboy Call me salt of the […]

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Lunch Break

mid after noon shower pounds on the nape of the neck soapy calloused hands across smooth flesh gentle fingers caress the long hard a groan escapes

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The Purple Ninja Chp. 2

Dragons Breath They crawl from oceans, to paint the caves/ But I’m working all weekend, I need to get paid. – Conor Oberst Chase Heat radiating off the steam engine between her legs kept her warm, as the Purple Ninja weaved through traffic on her bike. A violet knit scarf covered her nose and mouth, […]

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Libertaria Chp 2

Opening Night The thermostat read 90º, which would be fine if not for the 80% humidity making it feel like they were standing in an open air sauna, fully dressed, surrounded by fat people. The fact that it was 7pm and still this hot only made the situation more irritating. Jake mopped his forehead with […]

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The Purple Ninja, Chp. 1

An Example Must Be Made Stephan Jensen, candidate for the United States Senate, vice-President of his father’s lumber company, and fair-haired bearer of the square jaw, stepped onto the platform at exactly 1:35PM. The crowd, group really, there were maybe 100 of them gathered on the grassy spot known to a few as Eakins Oval, […]

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The Libertarian Confederation of America, Chp. 1

Prologue: A House Divided Render unto Ceaser that which is Ceaser’s, and unto God that which is God’s. – Matthew 22:21 In the year 2024, upon the election of California Senator Juanita Rosario of the Green Party to the office of President of the United States, old political divides came to a head. The largely […]

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Ain’t a Handle

“…so then, he scoops one big hairy arm under me, sticks his thumb in my pussy, 2 fingers up my ass, sticks his other hand under my back, and picks me up like my taint is a goddamn handle.” She paused to shuffle her spearmint chewing gum, long since flavorless, from 1 side of her […]

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Drone Wars 1: H@(k3d

Mommy, where do drones go when they die? Nowhere, Edgar, machines don’t have souls. Edgar sipped at his perfectly-too-hot-mocha while leaning on the window counter, pretended to read the newspaper, and checked out the same brunette working the veggie food truck on the sidewalk he’d been not asking out for 3 months. He paused in […]

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The Choice

Janice Janice Chan stood in the bathroom staring at the tab, three tabs actually, all lined up on the counter along the sink. She looked at herself in the mirror. Half her chestnut hair was pulled up into a bun at the back of her head, the other half hung randomly around her long, thin […]

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Found Treasures

This was originally written for a short story contest invoving NPR and the Paris Review. Unfortunatly, I missed the deadline so I gave it a quick rewrite and here it is. The premise of the contest was the protaganist finds somehting and isn’t going to give it back, less than 600 words. This version goes […]

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Fire, Blood, and Pain on Mars

Victor At 25km high and 264km in diameter, Olympus Mons is the largest mountain in the solar system and the second largest in the known galaxy after 4Vesta. After the humans of Earth had dropped a hydrogen bomb into this, and several other, volcano the resulting cloud of ash fertilized the soil and thickened the […]

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Senator Sherrod Brown of Ohio

[Excerpt from “$wing $tate, Money and Politics in Ohio 2012” available here] Ohio 10/11/2012 Today I had the opportunity to speak with US Senator Sherrod Brown of Ohio for a few minutes about politics, the national debt, entitlements, green energy, and jobs as relates to Ohio.   Balanced Budget The Senator has been a long […]

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Maria

Joseph turned off the television and tossed the remote aside. He sat there on the bed, looking at the blank screen for a few moments, I haven’t watched TV for years, and still there’s not a single thing on. How is that possible? Shaking his head, he slid off the plush bed and walked over […]

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Do Not Enter

Joseph looked around the hotel room, checking to see if he left anything behind. Where’s my picture? Oh, right, Maria has it. He gave one last look, wishing he could just stay here, and headed for the door. The hallway was comfortably lit by rows of lights running across the top of the walls, all […]

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