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Then They Startle

These people startle easily. If I walk up the stairs, turn a corner, or am just sitting in the living room, they jump back. They snap, inhale quickly, step back…

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Snow Globe By Donna Pucciani

Snow Globe *** The giant hand of the universe shakes Chicago without pause, shifting pale confetti over the blue icebound lake. *** Like a thousand rice-thrown weddings, the ritual of…

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Dreamer

Perhaps I should have realized that dreams are sacred. Perhaps I shouldn’t have tried to control them. But I did, and nothing can change that now. I had no choice….