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My friend Roy, on his deathbed, insisted there always will be bad guys as long as there are good guys intent on stopping them. He believed we need a new pantheon of super heroes whose powers have little use in the fight against crime. In his will, he left(more)
It occurred to me just today
we are going in circles
and these ever-widening circles are taking us further apart
while this was never my intention
I wonder sometimes if it was yours (more)
I am no longer park of the shore,
I am just constantly falling off of the deep end
into foam as thick as the ghosts hanging from my chest
--Leonardo da Vinci could write with one hand and draw with the other at the same time.

--In Idaho a citizen is forbidden by law to give another citizen a box of candy that weighs more than 50 pounds.

--A dime has 118 ridges around the edge.(more)

It might seem useless to ask,
like an insurmountable task.  
My want is for you to attend
an event that might mend
our history. (more)
I'm a pretty easy-going fella.

Once, I was working up in far northern Canada--dead of wintertime, to boot: absolutely nothing but snow and ice rather than just the summertime amount of total snow and ice--and I let a guy sell me a block of ice. I knew he(more)
"Face it!" he yelled, collapsing onto the couch. "Just face it, Susan! I'm useless." He sat back, frowning, trying, and failing, to conceal tears. "Can't even fucking stop myself from crying..." he muttered.

Susan had gotten far too tired of hearing Kyle constantly say how useless he was,(more)

"You know it's useless" her voice said through the phone. "You can try to analyze and anticipate all of the options and outcomes for this and the only thing you're going to do is make yourself crazy."

I had called lynn needing both a place to(more)
“This is wrong. This is exactly what they have warned me about. I know what this is and I will not have it!” She paced back and forth. She would have gone out walking, but it was storming. So she was trapped under the overhang between the house and(more)
But what of it, I thought? What would it matter if something so useless was simply destroyed. It didn't make sense. Then it hit me. He needed it to kill Joshua! I got up, and started running. I didn't know where he was for sure, but I thought I(more)
Stupid useless pen! It can't even write! It won't open either so I can't just fill it with ink! Man, I spent 300 dollars on this piece of junk! And it can't even write anything! I don't think this is even a real pen, it can't write and there's(more)