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Ramshackle Sweet Ramshackle

From Chapter 2 – Crawling Day 29 – Blankets left at my door by kindhearted people are the only layers separating me from the plunging night temperatures. The stench of homelessness saturates the sheets, permeating my dreams. A never-ending theater with the same nightly feature showcasing a neglected life. The dream repeats. I am frantically packing a house full of things into one…
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Meet Adam

From Chapter 1 – What Goes In… Eventually Gets Out June 23, 2016 at 11:21 am PST / I’ve connected to a version of me who is living the life I never thought possible. Being held captive within, the man I wish I could be. He is living the life I never…
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Absolute Faith

From Chapter 2 – Crawling Day 0 – September 4, 2016 at 6:00 am PST / The last morning in a bed I can call my own. I have no idea where or, in what, I’ll be sleeping tonight. There are no more tomorrows to cling to, this is happening. I remove the blankets and…
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I See You

From Chapter 3 – Nourishment Day 102 – During my morning walks, I stop by the redwood fence where the host’s dog is waiting for her daily rubdown and belly scratching. I squeeze my hand through the square metal opening. It only takes seconds to convert the beast into a one hundred and twenty-pound puppy. I pull my hand back to leave, we lock eyes. Big brown globes filled with…
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Make It Rain

From Chapter 4 – Learning to Walk Day 141 – The tranquil waters of the trickling creek have swollen to a roaring rapid. When I arrived, it was possible to walk barefoot and pick blackberries that flourished along its banks. But, today, it’s more of an enemy…