a smattering of otherness

a collective refuse bin of thought

Update 2/8/23

I don’t do this a lot, or ever. I don’t like speaking candidly about my life.I want to say thank you to those of you who have followed me and read some of the stories I turn out.I’ve been going through a trying period of my life, and it’s becoming increasingly hard to get my…

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4th and Marshall

4:03 pm: The traffic light turns red, the crosswalk sign lights, and the crowd mills across the street. 4:04 pm: The crosswalk begins to empty, but for one man. 4:05 pm: John Doe has wrapped a tourniquet around his right arm and doused it with kerosene.  4:06 pm: As traffic resumes, John Doe sets the…

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