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The sad truth illuminated by COVID 19

Black is an underlying condition,

Didn’t know? Where have you been?

Maybe in a reality with eyes wide closed,

Now opened by COVID 19.

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Black is an underlying condition,

Good research will say it’s no lie,

That social injustice drowns our lungs,

And so we disproportionately die.

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Black…

In Honor of all Poets and International Poetry Day

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It’s all like music, the way the events, emotions, and landscapes, write themselves in a colorful symphony of letters and words that devour our senses, so that we exhibit synesthesia, unable to distinguish sight from sound, or taste from touch.

A…

I took this cellphone picture of my daughter over the summer.

Photo by Dave Anthony

They say a picture is worth a thousand words, but what does this picture say? Does it tell you that it was a gloriously warm summer day for a family excursion? …

The evil woman from the Contracts Department, the one with the rosy cheeks has done us in with her sweets.

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She’s poisoned our office with her baked goods, the irresistible ones.

Literally irresistible, the cookies draw us towards them with a gravitational pull that is so famous that the lure is now lore.

Quite simply, humans can’t resist. It’s like culinary crack that crunches then melts simultaneously on our unguarded…

Introducing BathroomJanitor

I just had an interesting conversation with the new bathroom janitor. I introduced myself as one of the managers. Not his manager, but one of the managers in the building. Nice guy. He told me about how much energy he puts into cleaning the bathroom, which apparently is…

The Perception and Experience of a Natural Miracle

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I squinted, then peered through my murky morning lenses, as pain pulsed through my lower back. It was sore and it felt constricted, as if a giant python had wrapped itself around my torso, slowly and meticulously crushing my vertebrae. The pounding…

Dave Anthony

Intellectual Property Lawyer, Engineer, Story-Teller/Writer, Reader, Music Lover, Picture Watcher, Broke Father, Rich Daddy. Working on first novel.

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