6   1853 readings 3 min
Light peeks through the stain glass window in front of our small crawl-space attic, creating rainbows on the walls in our living room. I stand at the front door overlooking the sunlit street that ... [+]

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PSU New beginnings
3   1460 readings 3 min
I stare at the sky and all of its colors and shades, lights and darks, reds and yellows within its deep blue. The sun elongates the shadows created by my body and my black ‘77 Trans-Am parked on... [+]

473   4422 readings 3 min
For a long time, I went to bed early, always reluctantly, grumbling, cursing, and dragging my feet. The time to go to bed was suffering, a break from life, a phase that nothing or no one would ... [+]

375   2166 readings 3 min
Her name is Amina. The keeper of the tribe's goats, she knows all the paths and all the trails on the great plateau of white stones that stretches all the way to the horizon. She walks and hops on... [+]

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Grand Prix Hiver 2018
65   19434 readings 3 min
Once upon a time there was a King and a Queen who loved each other with all their hearts and wanted to have a child. Soon they had the great joy of welcoming into the world a very pretty little ... [+]

103   1746 readings 3 min
If anyone had ever told me that one day I would miss going to the beautician’s, that at certain times of the month I would no longer put sugar in my coffee, that I would be terrified at the idea... [+]

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Grand Prix Printemps 2017
466   1317 readings 3 min
What the devil was she doing in this nightmare of a place?!
No doubt that was what people were saying as they watched me climbing up Mount Sinai. And they were right, after all, what the devil was ... [+]

95   1802 readings 3 min
When I weave through the lines of cars, I feel like the king of the world. I can slip into the smallest space and at rush hour I am faster than a Porsche. But here, lying on my side, in this ... [+]

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Grand Prix Eté 2015