Published by admin on August 8, 2018

Somewhere Between

I just completed a hybrid prose/lyrical essay writing class (my first formal writing class). It was amazing. We studied a form that eludes form; a combination of poetry and prose. We had a “reading” last Friday in Miami, and this was my piece:   Somewhere Between   Mystery 1: I stare at a seed—a peach…

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Published by admin on August 4, 2018

NO SKIPPING STEPS

    Art by Jaime Zollars www.alexobed.com        

Published by admin on July 30, 2018

Explorations of Pain

  Typed on a Smith Corona electric typewriter, circa 1970.   www.alexobed.com

Published by admin on July 22, 2018

Why Men Pull a Disappearing Act After Sex

  Many of you have done it. It’s been a while since you’ve “gotten some.” You met the cute guy from the (pick-your-favorite) app. And he has some good text game. Drinks. Suddenly, you’re in his car, making out like you haven’t been touched since last winter. You feel hands everywhere. Before you know it,…

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Published by admin on April 16, 2018

Ready Player One, Zombie Ghosting & Exploratory Blowjobs

  Where to begin. Last night, I had a mystical experience. After a date. After watching the film, Ready Player One, with my date. It was really more of a friend date, but we’ll get back to that later. We’d been talking for a few weeks, mostly through text, after I initially super-swiped right on her…

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Published by admin on March 31, 2018

Be Out of Control

  I had an epiphany today about these words. You are out of control.   In the common meaning: you are acting in a way that is not ok; i.e., too aggressive, too wild, too selfish, etc.   But a deeper cut is that you’re not in my control– and I don’t like it.   To be out…

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Published by admin on March 11, 2018

When Your Fate Hangs in the Balance

  I’m talking about the decision to get married. I would venture to say that it’s the most important decision of our lives. And though we might say it’s reversible, its consequences may not be.   Maybe I’m being dramatic. Or am I?   Marriage is the default position of our culture. It’s what little girls are…

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