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Heather Christle

Disintegration Loop 1.1

In seeking to resolve a conflict between two parties, one can assume each believes it is acting in good faith. In looping, one rephrases after listening to what the person has to say, and then...

6 min read · Rating: PG-13 · Read story

Soup Is One Form of Salt Water

I am making borscht, please do not laugh at me, soon we will live in the ocean, and we will all return to the ocean, and I am going to get better and then I'll come home.

< 1 min read · Rating: PG · Read story

Acorn Duly Crushed

Dear stupid forest. Dear patently retarded forest. Dear beautiful ugly stupid forest full of nightingales why won’t you shut up. What do you want from me. A train is too expensive. A clerk will...

< 1 min read · Rating: G · Read story

And This Too Comes Apart

People agree with sleep, but sometimes fight off death until they can't, and then from their graves they stick out their tongues. When they are arranged into mothers they name their children...

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Travel Plaza

The day promises only to give us this more: a nation I cannot leave with no such thing as a passport.

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It Is Like Surgery But It Is Not Surgery

When you split infinity you just get more infinity. For a man with tinnitus the sound does not end, but infinity can split up from her real parts.

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Because I am Looking to Complicate My Biography I Go Out to Buy a Tree

In my biography, I own a home, I associate my home with pleasant feelings, I am very sleepy, I go sit on a stump and a log, and I weep all night for my child, and we are an island.

< 1 min read · Rating: G · Read story

If You Go into the Woods You Will Find It Has a Technology

This tree has a small LED display and it can show you words and pictures and it can melt from one choice to another, but it can't see you and it starts to cry.

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My Pentagon

The military came together on paper under glass to shine on me!

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A New Career

The group leader handed me a kit full of nails and a hammer and told me to begin reinforcing everything. The pay is okay and the group leader respects us all.

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This program makes people cry by moving a white line from one side of the screen to the other. A whole room of people crying in response to this program's variations results in beautiful music.

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The Avalanche Club

The article said to look for one thing, and you might accidentally discover something else. I looked for bears and found them everywhere, but I wasn't finding anything else, like a town in...

1 min read · Rating: G · Read story