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Jean O'Sullivan
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Inspiratis Antequam Expiratis
Inspiratis Antequam Expiratis

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Ode to a Republican Tax Plan
The devil will give you candy and pat you on the head and make you think you're better off by following his plans. He'll show bullet points on paper but stop you from turning the page "Just take your sweet treats and we'll take care of the rest!" Is what he...
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Mettle
We dance and we leap, paint fine facial features, sing arias, build bridges, streets and cityscapes. We tend to our children and the weakest among us. We kill and we creep, go along to get along, justify, demolish subtle ideas. We abandon ourselves like an ...
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Underneath a Stormy Sea
Underneath a stormy sea that'd pitch a ship and wobble sealegs, that'd hitch a hip to bend to nausea that'd already shifted the seabirds inland for shelter fish swim in beautiful caverns.
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12-19-2016:
Swimming hard to the surface to break the skin of the nightmare and awake into daylight with sun shining, birds singing, a fresh breeze. The roar--a memory to shake; an exaggeration of a fear raised by the unconscious But no. the world has dipped its head u...
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Perspective Adjuster Piece
Perspective adjuster piece: Somewhere right now there is a shoreline with a sand crab working its way into the wet sand to avoid the gleeful child who keeps picking up double handfuls of sand to watch the sand crabs emerge. The kid always sets them free, bu...
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Opportunity and Destiny
When life gives you lemons, make lemonade--don't just piss in the water pitcher and cry about how lemonade is a horrible drink. -just came up with that one today. A little note to the "Bernie or Bust" gang.
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The Tilting Right and the Teetering Left: A Steady Stride to Sanity
At the DNC--and throughout the rest of the 2016 Presidential campaign--I hope Hillary Clinton continues to describe her policies and details where they lead. I hope she speaks beyond her loyal audience and reaches out to both the tilting right and the teete...
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To Lend a Book
To lend a
book is to lend a
daydream to share a
world to imagine what another would like to think about --what might
enrich, or satisfy. To lend a book is an act of trust that foremost in the mind  is the notion that the relationship with said book is tempo...
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The Appetizers That Tried Too Hard
As a dog just having had a peanut butter snack thrusts tongue forward and back and forward again to clear the stickum from behind large molars, I attempt to remove a taste from my mouth a mere illusion: inspired by  a picture of  sardine salad stuffed into ...
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