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Creatures

by Christopher Raley   Wind drives brittle leaves against the house like tiny skittering creatures clawing a way out of night and storm.   Her hands spasm on the comforter, stunned birds struggling to gain flight. She mutters incomprehensible things … Continue reading

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Congregational Prayer

by Christopher Raley   Let it be no man who claims saving, only being saved.   The distance between the word on his tongue and the word in his friend’s heart-beat is too great to tell.   The time he … Continue reading

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Golden Gate Park

by Christopher Raley   It is what it is, old man. Bleed out cash you don’t have for crap they don’t want. It is what it is.   1963 angry father sulking while mother pleads the kids to eat organic … Continue reading

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Men at Crossroads

by Christopher Raley   Men at crossroads will choose to not look at the one opposite him, will choose to not speak to the one opposite him, will choose to not turn to glimmers curious in periphery that might open … Continue reading

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