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silk

The curtains were new, and, entering my room, they were the first things I saw. Slanted light arrowed through the windows, four panes that illuminated four rectangles of yellowish light that appeared to burn directly into the dusty wooden floor.

» Posted By Ted Scheck On 07.07.2016 @ 7:10 am

want

Mathmatical Metaphorical Mania

Never metaphor I didn’t like.

A One bumped into me (of course he was alone) and the rude dog didn’t apologize.

Twos all over the place, the happy couples.

Threes, over there; one looked lost in the tiny crowd.

Saw couple of fives I wouldn’t have given the time of day.

Sixes, an amoeba-like mass, clustering.

Sevens, odd groupings for odd fellows.

Eights, octagonal, discussing irony in a support group.

Nines are fine if they’re all female.

Don’t see any tens anymore.

» Posted By Ted Scheck On 07.23.2008 @ 7:42 am

held

I remember Mom as she held me moments into the brutally-cold air-breathing world. I was as slimy as a snail and wet and shivering and I wanted the world I’d left behind, the cozy tight warm swimming aqua fishy world where I was king

» Posted By Ted Scheck On 01.01.1970 @ 12:00 am

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