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Free Kosby!

We got a new member of the Writer’s Workshop. “I am Revolutionary Ebony BlacquĆ©z (pronounced Black-Wayz) you white-power, oppressive, literary Mother-f&%kerz! You use literature as a tool of the Capitalist, running dog, fascist pig, power structure to enslave the minds … Continue reading

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Do you roak the schmiee? She asked blithely.

“When I can back from the war the first time, Annabel Lee met me at the airport. We didn’t have the Boten-Daughter yet. Annabel dressed in white, cynically waving a little American flag like Marsha Mason in ‘Heartbreak Ridge’.” We … Continue reading

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A Painful Trail Run: What’s the Most Scared You’ve Ever Been?

My right achilles was hurting about mid way up. The left knee was killing me at the inner meniscus. I stretched a long time. I was alone. Or I thought I was alone. There behind me stretching silently was Chief … Continue reading

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Run Shadyside 5k: Fastest Three Mile in 31 Years

I was running with the entire ‘Race Team 2000’. It’s right down the road from the University, so they were all there: Swole’ Bro’ The CEO The Librarian The Stalker Ramon The Voat FPH Verified Sh!tlady Hiroku The Park Ranger … Continue reading

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The Writer’s Workshop is Back in Session and the 8 Minute Mile Test – Fail

Bolean Nationality Classroom, Cathedral of Yearning, University of Pittsburgh. The professor paced back and forth, her nose in the air, her tiny, White Anglo Saxon Protestant nose, with her delectable natural blonde hair and pure pale blue Southern eyes. “Botendaddy, … Continue reading

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The Council of Chief Guyasuta

We met on the rock high above the ancient River. “Botendaddy…you jive, pasty-face, honky” Began the big chief with his stereotypical Hollywood racist depiction of a stone-faced American Indian. “Who brought the Peace Pipe? I need some 420 up in … Continue reading

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The Eight Minute Mile: Fantasy or Reality

I finally found a place where no one could ever find me. It was the most remote trailhead imaginable. I was not running today. In fact, I just went for a vigorous extreme swim workout of two laps. The heat … Continue reading

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