Love

In the ring, there’s a sound like the whole world is growling.  “They love you,” he says, rubbing my shoulders.  There’s blood on the ground.  Some of it’s mine. I have to win.  “Good boy,” he’ll say, “Good dog.”  He loves me.

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For the Gargleblaster prompt: “Tell me something, old friend: why are you fighting?”

Credit for inspiration to Andrew Vachss.


ETA: and I got a shiny.  Wow.

Leah

She left, after that summer her sister died. Oh, she’s still in town, but she’s not really here anymore. All you see in her eyes is a reflection of the road. Folks round here just don’t have enough gas to get far.

For this week’s Gargleblaster prompt: do you see her much?

 

 

eta: OH MY GOD YOU GUYS LOOK!!!! I GOT A SHINY!!!

Dichotomy

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“What you’re seeing,” my father tells me, “Is light, thousands of years old.”

I follow his pointing finger, an inadvertent time traveller.

My mother’s voice retells dramas, connect-the-dot Greek tales of war and love.

I’m caught between worlds, in vacuum, nobody’s child.

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For this week’s PanGalactic Gargleblaster prompt, “What’s so amazing that keeps us stargazing?”

Geekfail; Fiber Overload

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So…. it turns out that one of the ports on my computer works really really well with my cable, and the other two not so much.  Hint: it’s the one with the matching picture.  Thanks to the wonders of modern technology, the other two ports actually do WORK, which prevented me from seeking the correct… oh hell with it.  Wanna see some fiber porn?

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Wannabe

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I wannabe… the kind of person – or blogger- that posts often enough to keep you interested, but not so often you get tired of me (that’s what Facebook and Twitter and whatever youkidsgetoffmahlawn are using these days to keep in touch are for).  But, truth, it’s easier to do that when things are easy, or if I’m really really angry about a thing that’s happening (I’m looking at you, Supreme Court, and mostly you, Scalia) or if something amusing is going on.  And it hasn’t been that kind of week.

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