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Yes, but is it poetry?

I love poetry that pushes my buttons, triggers my emotions, and wrestles with my contradictions. Even though I read poetry, and I know some people who write poetry and songs, I have never taken a course that helped me to effectively analyze any of it. I have to […]

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At the DMV

I decided to get a California identification card because San Jose locals seem to be bewildered by my Alberta driver’s licence. I had an appointment so I was able to join the shorter, faster-moving line. Me: I want to apply for an ID card She [without looking up]: […]

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Too Many Perky Pills

There’s an exercise franchise that I quite like. It uses a variety of exercise machines placed in a circle, and members spend a minute at each station. Genius. Fifteen stations, one minute each, twice; half an hour and we’re done. Bingo. Exercise guilt assuaged. The trouble is it […]

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What Happens Next

A friend was recently faced with a huge disappointment at work, and her response had a big impact on me. She was clearly dismayed but accepted the new information quietly. Then, after an hour or so, she started to consider how to continue in the face of the […]