Category Archives: Fiction

Quitting the Light

As we hurled ourselves into the darkness, the clouds boiling toward our advance, I do not believe that there was a single one of us who turned his head to look back. Whatever was there was past. But it was not even that, for the … Continue reading

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Floored

You find yourself on the floor. Although you’ve been there for a while, you’re not quite sure how you got there. Did you wake up there? Have you even been asleep? Did you fall? At some point these questions are … Continue reading

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How To Eat Fried Worms

Goals are a funny thing.  It seems like we’re never finished with one than we find ourselves another.  And that’s not a bad thing by any means.  To quote Hudson Hawk, just one of many of my favourite movies that … Continue reading

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Žeja-Thirst

I’m still working on some posts about Kosovo, which I’m really excited about and will begin putting up tomorrow, but I thought I’d try something different today.  I wrote the following for my Slovene class last semester, when asked to … Continue reading

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Slipping Into Slumber

Sometimes getting home is the hardest part of the journey. 24 hours in, with another 14 to go, and I’ve had only brief snatches of bus-sleep. I wrote this at some point in the hours between yesterday and today, and … Continue reading

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The Morning The Sun Didn’t Rise

This is a poem, from my far away Peace Corps days.  Today I am fulfilling and life-long dream and heading for Serbia for a week or so.  I am very excited.  I’m not sure when I’ll get to post again, … Continue reading

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‘House’ and Home

I have not done reviews of movies or TV shows here, and I’m not about to start.  That’s not to say that they’re not worth doing because they certainly are.  Discussing the stories that entertain us, either on a screen … Continue reading

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