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Excerpt: “The Divine and the Demonic”

“No babe, we’d never swing together, but the syncopation would be something wild.” – “20” from Dinners and Nightmares, Diane di Prima Dayton, Ohio. 2002-2004. I remember the sign against the side of the building: 1470. Around the back of the club, I climbed out of the driver’s side of my green Ford Escort in… Continue reading Excerpt: “The Divine and the Demonic”

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Writing Prompt: “Through the Ether”

Several large birds swooped downward, barely skimming the bald face of the mountain they had perched upon. Intent on their prey, none in the flock ever noticed the couple, dangling as they were, from an outcropping scrambling desperately for purchase. She couldn’t tell which was louder, the beating of her wings against the wall of… Continue reading Writing Prompt: “Through the Ether”

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Writing Prompt: “I Know That Sound”

“I know that sound,” she thought to herself, her mind flooding with memories unbidden, but welcome. Visions of storm swept voyages on ancient sailing vessels, rampaging gales hurling tidal destruction with only her hand to stay the helm. Those images, and a song... She was wind-swept and tossed about with a flask in hand, remembering… Continue reading Writing Prompt: “I Know That Sound”