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Creative Writing

Stories & recollections from my past.

Rush

Life is filled with people rushing from one thing to another. We rush to the doctor and then sit in a waiting room, reading a stale magazine we looked at the last time we were there. We rush to the cinema and then sit watching 25 minutes…

Shopping Cart

One day I was driving to the grocery store, because, you know, that’s where I meet ladies. Before I reached the store, I passed a few abandoned shopping carts lying around the side of the street. I felt sorry for the homeless carts. When…

Little Bird

My father enjoys watching birds outside of his house. One year for Father's Day I purchased him a concrete birdbath shaped like a giant open tulip. For a time, he set it in the backyard and would watch the birds from one of the rear windows…

Sumo

I think life is like a sumo wrestling match, you struggle to stay in it, but eventually you succumb and fall outside the ring, which means it's over for you, your dead. Then I think, "I should work on improving my similes." Like many of…

An Open Letter to the Man in the Park

Dear Mr. Metal Detector Man, When I arrived at the park yesterday to run a few miles, I saw you already there. At first I was curious about your behavior. You were stooped over, searching the ground then I saw you holding your metal…