Author: Jacob McEwen

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End Times

Only at this moment can I begin To fully understand and comprehend Where I have been and hope to be When this whole thing comes to an end. Now those times when I felt lost, And failed to account for the cost Of actions (even those I thought right), Are […]

Single Twin
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Single Twin

There is so much comfort in a twin bed; Feathers which can conceal thoughts that upon Waking one would not dare speak, But the unsaid thoughts of times when we spoke In the lingering smoke and fading perfume Of a greater destiny that now is not, children un-begot, leaves me […]

Whiskey. A Love Story
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Whiskey. A Love Story

I. Kerouac and Hemingway Never described it this way, But to be active or in recovery Seems to fit my personality. The problem is that my nights Have turned into something I might Have gone to the cinema and seen On some tattered movie screen. Of course my attention wasn’t […]

A Game of Cups: The Ginger
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A Game of Cups: The Ginger

Statistics class caused problems, as always. “What is the standard deviation in this case? Rojo?” the maester called out. He quickly turned through the pages as his mind raced for the answer. “Well, Rojo?” “I don’t know…” He looked blankly at the professor, who was clad in an argyle sweater […]

Labyrinth
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Labyrinth

The weary eyed man roamed aimlessly in the darkness, hoping for the charity of one passer by, as unknown to him as he to them. The only way to mark his progress, the unwelcoming face of steel doors looking out at him as an object of scorn, set against blood […]