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j-marc-schmidt's picture
Mar.23.2014
    "And what about a Macbook Water?"    "Bruce Lee said to be like water."    "I think he in turn was quoting Musashi Miyamoto."    "Actually or coincidentally?"    "I really couldn't say."    "If one were...
j-marc-schmidt's picture
Mar.22.2014
    "Let's make up a word," she said.    "What will the word describe," he said.    "An emotion."        "What emotion?"    "The feeling of joyful embarrassment at, say, being caught outside without one's...
j-marc-schmidt's picture
Mar.19.2014
    "How was the book?"    "Legible."    "A great credit to the typesetters, then."    "I think it was laser printed in Mumbai on a Macbook Air."    "Do you think they will bring out Macbooks for the other three elements?"...
j-marc-schmidt's picture
Mar.16.2014
    "Tell me what's on your mind," she said.    "Very well. Frankly speaking, I find you dull."    "Do you mean, dull as in 'not sharp', meaning 'slow-witted and unintelligent'? Or do you mean dull as in 'boring'?"    "The latter." ...
j-marc-schmidt's picture
Mar.11.2014
    "Ha ha. It's funny when clowns die."    "Death is not part of their act."    "What do you mean?"    "Clowns are real human beings wearing makeup and funny clothes to disguise themselves. When a clown dies, a human being passes away, a...
j-marc-schmidt's picture
Mar.09.2014
"Some would question the wisdom of that," he said.     "Of what?" she said.    "As for me, never would I do such a thing."    "I think I've arrived in this conversation a few lines late."    "Never mind, we all make mistakes."  ...
j-marc-schmidt's picture
Mar.07.2014
    "Let's giggle imperiously."    "Sounds like a hoot. After that, why don't we eat lunch impetuously?"    "Then read a book transparently."    "Use scissors dashingly."    "Throw out a used sewing machine impertinently."...
j-marc-schmidt's picture
Mar.04.2014
    "Who needs an expensive vacation?"    "All one needs is a good book."    "Precisely. There is no frigate like a book, to take us worlds away."    "Nor any coursers like a page of prancing poetry."    "This traverse may...
farzana-versey's picture
Nov.20.2013
"You know nothing about the business of writing," he told me.  Then came the details. How to get off. Get it off. Take off. Take it off. Book launches. Public relations. Publishers and their demands. Reviewers and their demands. Readers and their demands. The format. The cover. The pages. The...
mya-speeks's picture
Oct.27.2013
When I speak   My pain lives inside my voice In my tone In my words   I didn't realize  the stones thrown at me Fall from between my teeth   My tongue Exposes all the baggage  I thought  long let go   The tiny hurts drip from my lips   The too many lies...