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    Thursday, 12 May 2016

      The hormones made everything hazy, as if preparing me for the hinterland I was about to enter.      Because my body had been making you for over seven months, gliding through the gestation of another human so effortlessly that I had no idea that th...
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    Wednesday, 27 April 2016

    And I had just been telling him about my personal philosophy, confessing myself to be a sweet spinner of hopes that all things of pain morph into something beautiful Relaying the story about my mother who stood stationary in the muck of Vile, damning...
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    Monday, 29 February 2016

    And it was a time of great vulnerability.  But I didn't know it then. Because at age 20, away at college, and in love with the future, I couldn't see anything but hope and sex and an unwavering commitment to idealism and reverie. So we danced a...
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    Tuesday, 16 February 2016

    So I’m sobbing by the side of the street just west of her house, remembering   that late night I drove her home and we saw the streets and businesses flood.  The windshield was submerged and the world inundated, and we all leaned forward in our seat...
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    Tuesday, 12 January 2016

      And of course spiders aren't evil but the thickness of the web and the death all around and the way that the hole at the top was a lair from which It at first wasn't present but then from which It suddenly and silently appeared when I wasn't lookin...

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Ken Hartke Sofia's Bakery
20 May 2018
Thanks, Rosy, -- glad you liked it.
Ken Hartke I Promise
20 May 2018
I am so looking forward to your return -- I love your writing and wish you well. From my youth I've...
Stephen Evans I Promise
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Sometimes when I am dealing with deep anxiety I find that work (by which I mean writing), and the f...
Rosy Cole Sofia's Bakery
20 May 2018
I just love this, Ken. As appealing to the senses as a painting. Thanks :-)
Rosy Cole I Promise
20 May 2018
Prayers for you, as ever, Rina. So nice to see you here and good that you're feeling positive. God b...

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