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Postmodern Emotion: To Suffer

He was too liberal with his love; the way men get when they find themselves in a race against the receding tide of their hairline. Or maybe he was not. Maybe what I felt was postmodern emotion. The kind feminists once thought the anecdote to inequality at the workplace, and a way of sticking it…

Word Portrait || Ever Dreaming

Upon meeting him, people walked away feeling one of two things; inspired or envious. It was a skill he’d first learnt he had on a school yard playground two decades prior when he talked himself out of a beating by threatening to summon his high-school brother on all those involved. It worked—despite the fact that…

Bullshit

Some days are harder than others; the drudgery of type-font against retina display screens. The blinking cursor, unforgiving like the tapping foot of an impatient teen. You pivot between fiction and fact, noun and verb, too much and too little. Characters hang about like paper dolls, seemingly of substance until proven flat. Hours pass. You…