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Question and Answer – Long Conversation #55

June 3, 2012

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Answers were once very difficult to obtain. Men had to pray for days, and it involved a lot of tin cans and electric wire and faith. ┬áSo a man might be asked a question by his mistress. Maybe she would ask him if he loved her. Of course he would have no idea. He would […]

No More Hands – Long Conversation #22

May 6, 2012

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Just as I was getting over my fear of sparkling vampires, the Bats returned to Ohio. We came upon one in the attic. Oh my God, she screamed. Look. It is a dead bat! She began to cry uncontrollably. Don’t worry, I said. He isn’t dead. He’s just taking a nap. She began to eat […]

Pet Deposits – Long Conversation #94

March 21, 2012

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There is a man that lives under my couch but that does not pay any of the rent. This is a crap deal for me because I also have to pay a monthly pet deposit because he has a cat. Sometimes I yell at the man under the couch and say, Get a job so […]

February Fifteenth – Long Conversation #15

February 16, 2012

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I love you, the man says to the woman. The woman will not believe him. She cites a long list of reasons why he doesn’t actually love her but he is not listening all that well. Sometimes it is easy to confuse love and admiration, she says as she finishes her list. But I love […]

An Election Year Diet – Long Conversation #92

February 6, 2012

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We have been eating the elephants lately. As a dominant animal they have become very full of themselves and so someone has to do something. We have a lot of practice eating animals because as children animal crackers were a common treat. When we eat an elephant we typically begin with the trunk. We do […]

The Mother Discusses Grinning – Long Conversation #70

January 25, 2012

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The mother was lying on the couch. Something terrible had happened to the mother and so she lay there weakly. Everyone surrounded her because they were concerned because of this terrible thing that had happened to the mother. I appreciate the attention, the mother said to them. But why are you grinning? It was true. […]

The Blood on the Sink – Long Conversation #34

January 16, 2012

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The man wants to give his wife a kiss on the cheek so he walks in and bends over and kisses her on the cheek. Thank you, she says. She smiles. He smiles. Then he notices the blood. What is that, he says. He knows it is blood. That’s just nail polish remover, she says. […]