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Ella Veres
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I've been away from the internet arena while I've been reshuffling myself. I'm inching back. I still am a writer, performer, visual artist.
I've been away from the internet arena while I've been reshuffling myself. I'm inching back. I still am a writer, performer, visual artist.

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ella veres' 'safety pin'

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november colors
inside this rotting grapefruit are seeds that hope for a future, to become trees. the beat of my heart, the workings of my mind, the air in my lungs, the tissue of my aching muscles feel like this rotten fruit. i should listen to wise voices, some asking me...

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remembering nadia comaneci while watching the olympics

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The Olympics Seep In
In
the NYC Park and Recreation swimming pool down the block. I swim faster,
vigorously, since on my retina the Rio Olympics unfold. I don’t understand the
rules of the swimming competitions, or even swimming styles. All I engage in is
my frog stroke. It’s a...

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A meditation of sorts...

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Walk in the Woods
The
moss and its alert peoplehood, shoulder to shoulder, delicate green antennas,
shoulder to shoulder, a sea of tiny green soldiers. Dried
ferns, scorched in arthritic hands of witches. Why
a scared child? A
turquoise car abandoned, bushes of ferns growing...

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Splatters
Last summer I lost Rosamunda in Central Park. Kids shouting, “A cat in a red leash!” scared her away into the bushes. A week later I found her right there. A sidewalk in East Harlem. Six used shopping carts stuffed with more folded carts, wheels up. The rep...

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How Can I Walk On Weak Legs?!
Two years ago I started having severe
pain in my middle back. As the months went by, it was getting worse. My
personal doctor gave me pain medicine and muscle relaxers but that didn’t help.
So I went to the emergency rooms to get X-rays. First I went to Muh...

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a first attempt at science fiction, nudged into writing it by the preposterous donald trump presidential campaign and a hope for better health care.
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