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Manipulo

Standing silently, forehead pressed gently against the dimly lit wall, her skin sticking to the paint offered little distraction from the thoughts of her abandonment. Fragile, frail, empty, and cold as she felt, her mind still danced among fleeting memories, reliving her lost love’s warm gaze and strong embrace. Curtains lifted as the nighttime air…

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Keep smiling and being passionate, and never let the people around you bring you down or tell you what you can or can’t do.

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El Diablo Lobos

The insatiable hunger of the wolf stirs, a reflection of helpless prey moving, ignorant of set sights, across its warm and calculating eyes.   Thoughts of the kill consume the beast, and it determines from foresight that, though the urge to feed is strong, this one will be let go.  Even in his silent stalking, flames…

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Omnipotēns

Massive planets pass by the Supreme Being as it considers them not even for an instant.  With no lag it travels from universe to universe, ever mindful of its many creations and the perfection of the prodigious and flawless machine.  Traversing the cosmos, neither searching nor questioning for all of the corners belonged to that…

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Merus & Mr. Sapi

The sounds of shattering dishes and screaming permeate the wall to the next room.  Young children sit before a broken television in a futile attempt to quiet their restless minds.  One sibling leans to his older brother and whispers, “I wonder if they are going to get a divorce?”  The older brother sighs as he…

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Rebirth

Enshrouded, the once flaming soul has grown tepid. The benefactor is a recipient of the fruits of shortsighted judgment. When all is alight with goodness in our lives, little consideration is provided to the ever-present wraiths that seek to extinguish those things. Maintaining the kindling requires a conscious effort. Understand why we do, why we…

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The Characteristics of a Good Man

After a lengthy discussion with a good friend regarding the nature and characteristics of a “good, strong man”, I concluded with the following ten guidelines: Be a bringer of peace and courage to all those around you. Build strength in the hearts of all whom surround you. Behave in a manner consistent with how you…

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Wild Heart

Dew laden grass spans across a vast rolling prairie, a cool morning sun crests the horizon.  The caw of a passing crow echoes against distant mountains as the stranger lifts his head in silent prayer.  His dark business suit sits in stark contrast to the natural, road less world surrounding him.  Deep black eyes consumed…

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Love is a responsibility.  What you bring into your life, you also bring into the lives of those you love.  Cherish loved ones by protecting their interests, behave well.

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Do not allow those whom you do not trust, to act on your behalf.  That is, never work for someone (or something) you cannot trust.

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