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Old 12-21-2008, 04:40 PM   #406
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the way out could only be through the victorian sewer system under the city...
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Old 12-21-2008, 05:12 PM   #407
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The Mrs. was teaching me how to make onigiri -- this many drops of rice wine vinegar, this amount of filling, hold the fingers like this. When she corrected me, it was totally unselfconsciously and uncritically, just kind support. I was focusing very carefully, breathing. They were odd onigiri -- she had me form rice triangles and fill them with some minced green filling. The mind is strange; I remember the exact feel of the cold wet rice, birdsong and shuffling, the mat under my feet, the color of her skin and the wrinkles around her eyes. She left me to it for a while, and I carefully cut into the example she had left so I could see again how it was made. Then she came back and offered some gentle encouragement about how to improve. I had a deep sense of flow-peace in work and felt really fortunate to be near a person of such grace. Well, she said, go ahead and eat this last one you made; it is just right. I had been so focused on just forming them that I forgot they were to eat, and I was really happy to remember that there is also eating. How nice that she encouraged me to eat my best effort myself.
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Old 12-22-2008, 07:22 PM   #408
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you can get into the kingdom of heaven, but those fake boobs can't, honey
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Old 12-24-2008, 11:49 AM   #409
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yes, that is Eben's mix CD - Anthon, when are you releasing your next one?
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Old 12-26-2008, 06:29 AM   #410
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she showed me the valley at night, all the lights going off into the distance, so beautiful

she said everything that needed to be done would happen, and I believed her

I'm her wounded child, and she loves me.

because I'm strong.
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Old 12-26-2008, 08:14 AM   #411
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i'm walking in a field with high grass. i can tell it's about 11 am because of the position of the sun in the sky. i must make it there. i'm even farther away than usual. i decide to follow the stream this time. there's small trees and bushes alongside it that may have useful resources. i wish i could run, but i can't. not with this injury. i'm more vulnerable than ever. there's something in the air, but not yet. i am not being watched right now, but somebody is planning something. i sense danger in the early afternoon and wonder what my position will be by then. probably the birch tree forest, which is a good thing because it's easy to get lost there and easy to disappear into. maybe i'll make it this time.
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Old 12-26-2008, 12:39 PM   #412
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"useful resources"/"maybe i'll make it this time"

If u didn't make it last time...you are dreaming about a video game? Halo-12 Prairie Commado?
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Old 12-26-2008, 01:50 PM   #413
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Beat a fiftyish woman nearly unrecognizable for cutting in line at a public toilet. She did not resist despite being quite solid and meaty. I was surprised but gratified. She wore a lot of heavy gold jewelry and it got yanked around a lot in the course of the ordeal -- the feel of it was very vivid.
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Old 12-29-2008, 11:42 AM   #414
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the orcas were coming up to me and rubbing along my legs like giant labrador retrievers. I think I trusted them not to try to eat me, but it was unnerving.

a strange thick dark cloud hovered over my head. I poked it with a pole, and the end of the pole extruded itself from the ground behind me and poked me in the ass. spacewarp.

I went to a spray-on-tan place, and found out they were applying telepathic camouflage - once you had this stuff on your skin, you could blend in anywhere just by thinking about it.

I designed a carapace for a giant hemipterid...
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Old 12-30-2008, 08:05 PM   #415
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alien moss, phthalocyanine green and moving, waving like iron filings in a changing magnetic field...

it's all over the ground, little shreds have been torn off and are taking root here and there. I'm concerned that it needs to live - I'm afraid it will be too strange an environment for it here on this planet.

the children down the street have made peace-pipes and laid them on the steps up to their beach house. the moss is growing on the steps, and up onto the pipes.

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Old 01-01-2009, 11:52 AM   #416
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shepherding my husband through a giant indoor university

someone stole my white fur coat, and it's february outside!
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Old 01-06-2009, 12:32 AM   #417
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I dreamed I put on false eyelashes for the first time, and got them stuck in all the wrong places on my face - everywhere except on my actual eyelids.
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Old 01-06-2009, 12:37 AM   #418
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Beat a fiftyish woman nearly unrecognizable for cutting in line at a public toilet. She did not resist despite being quite solid and meaty. I was surprised but gratified. She wore a lot of heavy gold jewelry and it got yanked around a lot in the course of the ordeal -- the feel of it was very vivid.
p.s.

this has disturbed me ever since you posted it

the woman you beat up sounds a lot like my mother-in-law
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Old 01-06-2009, 02:29 AM   #419
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Your MIL cuts in line at public toilets??



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Old 01-06-2009, 03:30 AM   #420
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I'm doing Spider Solitaire in my short dreams. In my head. And winning.
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