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When I'm under emotional stress I tend to write to keep sane.
Often this comes out in the form of costume writing, but just as often it
comes out in some other direction like Fan
Fiction, magazine articles on mushrooms, Russia,
and cats, or Poetry. This is mostly a bunch of poetry that sort
of spewed out in 1993-94 after a very difficult summer in Russia.
Greyman On being in love with someone who is not so dull as he seems
Comrade To an inspiring student
Metroman A calm guy in my spinning world
Baggage The emotional kind
On the Metro The frustrated passions of a chaperon
Dreaming Passionate thoughts
Unspoken Conversation Watching a friend melt down in paranoia
The March of Folly Is love foolish?
Excursion Summer friends on a river excursion
Magic Sometimes you just need a guy with an umbrella
Ferris Wheel My pathetic attempt at a romantic poem that rhymes
Thief Frustrated love
Terra Linda On agreeable summers in childhood in California
Garbo's Rose The failed romance of Garbo and Cecil Beaton, distilled to one page.
Nostalgia Trip Old friends meet, and inevitably, part
Hourglass Is "getting over" someone a good thing?
Paroxetine HCI A poem to an antidepressant pill? Yep
No Vacancy On the subtle pleasure & pain of weaning from one's antidepressant after a month
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