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No sequins, no elephants

Life in the circus ain’t easyBut the folks on the outside don’t knowThe tent goes up and the tent comes downAnd all that they see is the show— the prophet ani— “Do you want a better view?” asks Jill, my … Continue reading

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intervals

“There would be a single instant of near disbelief that it would finally be happening in a fraction of a second; finally happening after the months, the miles, the misty mornings; finally happening after the eight or ninth now forgotten … Continue reading

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swimming across lake tahoe

“Focus on the task at hand and trust that the rest will follow. Because, after all, if you keep looking at how far away you are, you will never get there.” — alexander carlisle — I wake up at 2 … Continue reading

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i’m not an elephant

“The Elephant don’t do dope.”— Deems — Nurse: I’m going to start you off with another round of steroids. Me: Damn. There go my hopes of qualifying for the Olympics. Drug testing, you know. Nurse: Aren’t they already over? Me: … Continue reading

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everything is fine in the end

Sunny Skies sleeps in the morningHe doesn’t know when to rise— the prophet james vernon taylor— As I settle into my tiny home for the next six hours or so on my first day of dancing the Chemo Mambo, I … Continue reading

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