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Eulogy Grievances

What attitude would your lively mind adopt if it knew the glittering eulogy you're listening to, or reading, was written by the deceased before they passed away? I think your mind would think it's like that office worker who helps himself to his colleagues' packed lunches and bad-mouths them to management (the colleagues, not the… Continue reading Eulogy Grievances

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Somebody & Little-Girl-Shrunk

A tiny child with fluffy ringlets is tottering along the path, jabbering away in Ee-wah-e-meee small talk. She totters past my unit every day and has the gift of the gabble. I don't understand her language, but I have no problem interpreting what it says about her: she's an engaging, peppy, strong-willed Miss Madam. I… Continue reading Somebody & Little-Girl-Shrunk

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Pop-up Stanley

To dispense with our need for human interaction and touch, the future will usher in pop-ups. All items will be ordered online and require no installation. My wish list? A pop-up partner. The online store will have a Character & Features menu like those in video games. I'll lift my couriered flat Stanley out of… Continue reading Pop-up Stanley

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Nine Love Notions

A while back, I scanned old journals before putting them in my rest-in-peace-drawer; it's a dark space, and what's in the drawer is seldom retrieved. Inspired by the golden oldie Love Potion No.9, I took extracts from the now-ancient-personal-history and created nine Love Notion Digital Cards. I seldom think about the period of my life… Continue reading Nine Love Notions

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Two by Two, Me and You

Victorian Fairy Tarot by Lunaea Weatherstone, art by Gary A. Lippincott. Two little people sitting in a boat, love and water keeps them afloat. We meet that special, sexy someone and feel a vivid connection that brightens our world. We recognize their significance even though we barely know them. Soon it's row, row, row your… Continue reading Two by Two, Me and You

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Kaleidoscope Love

I'm going to take liberties with the fairy tale Rapunzel. Imagine Rapunzel repeatedly allowing her lusty lover to climb her hair and never questioning why he doesn't bring a rope to help her escape her prison. And then, one morose day, when he calls from below that he won't see her for the next two… Continue reading Kaleidoscope Love