Tag Archives: fear

Second Chances

We do not have second chances. We used them all up on our first try. No repeats, no more attempts. No apologetic phone calls, No drunken, misspelled texts. We are no longer you and I, No longer romancing Our way … Continue reading

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Beyond College

We had such simple aspirations From day one and beyond: Graduate, get a job. Simple. Easy. Realistic. Except no. We studied to be teachers. In Ireland. If you only knew the reality Of what we just put ourselves through. Now, … Continue reading

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Requisition of the Recognition of the State Exam

In three hours or less you are required, In accordance with tradition, To produce a lengthy manuscript Of material beyond recognition About topics you once studied Too long ago to mention, Based on continuous lessons As that was our intention. … Continue reading

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The Mountain Man

His name was long since forgotten, by the world and by himself. He wasn’t even sure he was technically alive anymore, though he could think and see and hear, and it still felt very much like living. He was embedded … Continue reading

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Some Space

There’s some space between us, A void I tried to fill With digital messages And empty phone calls And all that remained Was silence. It is pitiable, And it is life, And it needs to change. I can’t wait for … Continue reading

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The Answers

Dear Whatever, Things were okay the past week. I mean, really okay. Nobody was a dick to me in the halls. Nobody asked me why I was spending all my time in the library, or why I was reading for … Continue reading

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A Quick Ending

In a matter of seconds All could time end, By some manner of danger From which you cannot defend. In the blink of an eye We could be burned up in mist, Eroded like stone, Summarily dismissed, Without a farewell, … Continue reading

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